[ntp:questions] Re: Multicast TTL and FreeBSD trouble
David L. Mills
mills at udel.edu
Sun Aug 21 22:22:38 UTC 2005
The campus routers are sparkling new. The problem is the campus IT staff
haven't got around to turning it up. They still have a pending request
to turn up IPv6. We do multicast on the department subnets, but my
backroom Cisco ISDN routers don't understand it.
Danny Mayer wrote:
> David L. Mills wrote:
>> Don't expect much. This code was born years ago before IPv6 and never
>> tested. I've only used manycast on the local wire, as our routersa
>> don't do multicasting.
> Dave, that would REALLY surprise me that your routers are THAT old.
> Almost all routers now support IGMP V3 these days and that's what's
> required for modern multicasting. In addition, I would expect most IPv6
> packets not to get routed if the routers were really that old since the
> routers wouldn't know what to do with the packets.
> questions mailing list
> questions at lists.ntp.isc.org
More information about the questions