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SubjectRe: [PATCHSET] Mobile IPv6 for 2.5.43
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.

Pekka Savola "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy not those you stumble over and fall"
Systems. Networks. Security. -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords

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