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Re: [PATCHSET] Mobile IPv6 for 2.5.43

To: Noriaki Takamiya <takamiya@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCHSET] Mobile IPv6 for 2.5.43
From: Pekka Savola <pekkas@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 10:55:56 +0200 (EET)
Cc: ajtuomin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, <kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxx>, <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <jagana@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thu, 31 Oct 2002, Noriaki Takamiya wrote:
> (2) Avoiding Netfilter Hooks
>       In your imprementation HA uses netfilter to intercept packets
>       sent to MN. We think it is costy so we have a suggestion to
>       use FIB structure to forward packets to MN. Bacause we think
>       forwarding packets from HA to MN is FORWARDING, not FILTERING.
>       We think the kernel maintainers may prefer such a manner using
>       FIB structure for forwarding.

Sounds sensible.
 
> (7) Source Address Selection of MN
>       When host acts as MN, your implementation always select HoA as the
>       source address. The source address should be a CoA. 

No, draft-ietf-ipv6-default-addr-select-09.txt Rule 4 says home addresses 
should be preferred, except via a possible API interaction.

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Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
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