Thu, 03 Nov 2005
This was because I was at DebConf and able to see how zeroconf performed in a large environment. Basically there are two tests you do to determine whether an ARP packet is destined for you. And at the time, zeroconf, was only doing one of them.Update: 18:20 AEST
I do believe there should be an overall co-ordinating process looking after networking on the user-space side of the fence though. I've been thinking about writing something which would do it too; but I haven't fleshed out my ideas enough to commit my editor to coding.
Oh, one bug that NetworkManager does have is that it only allocates IPv4LL addresses when it fails to acquire one from the DHCP server. This is wrong and goes against RFC3927.
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