Transmission of IPv6 Packets over Ethernet Networks, December 1998
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 1972
- Updated by:
- RFC 6085, RFC 8064
- M. Crawford
- ipngwg (int)
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This document specifies the frame format for transmission of IPv6 packets and the method of forming IPv6 link-local addresses and statelessly autoconfigured addresses on Ethernet networks. It also specifies the content of the Source/Target Link-layer Address option used in Router Solicitation, Router Advertisement, Neighbor Solicitation, Neighbor Advertisement and Redirect messages when those messages are transmitted on an Ethernet. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.