Asking about IPv6 address
when i type ifconfig, and the output is:
em0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
inet6 fe80::213:20ff:feac:ddca%em0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
inet 22.214.171.124 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 126.96.36.199
media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
I want ask why the bold and the underline output is always started with FE80? even though i change my NIC, it always start with FE80.
Last question, is 213:20ff:feac:ddca%em0 the MAC address of the NIC? Because when I change my NIC, it always change the address too.
does anybody have the reference?
Thank you very much.
waiting for your replied soon.
Last edited by berlowin; 9th July 2008 at 01:40 AM.
IPv4 has a similarly reserved range, 169.254.0.0/16.
EDIT: This seems like a decent introduction, Google is your friend: http://www.enterprisenetworkingplane...le.php/3633211
Last edited by BSDfan666; 9th July 2008 at 02:43 AM.
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