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Re: radvd or dhcp

On Thu, May 31, 2007 at 08:26:46PM +0200, aeriksson@fastmail.fm wrote:
> martin.marcher@gmail.com said:
> > On 5/30/07, Juliusz Chroboczek <Juliusz.Chroboczek@pps.jussieu.fr> wrote:
> > Note that in IPv6 you can combine RA with DHCPv6: use RA for address
> > configuration, and DHCPv6 for configuring other data (such as DNS
> > servers).
> Nope. What you really want to do is to run zeroconf (switching to avahi right 
> now). It multicasts dns RRs on the ethernet segment which contains announced 
> services, e.g. dns, ntp etc... Quite elegant.

Elegant for small networks, perhaps, but not for large ones; that would
generate too much multicast traffic so that it'd drown out the regular
traffic in the end.

Shaw's Principle:
	Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will
	want to use it.

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