[ppml] 2005-1:Business Need for PI Assignments
dr at cluenet.de
Sat Apr 23 07:42:45 EDT 2005
On Sat, Apr 23, 2005 at 12:19:24AM -0700, Owen DeLong wrote:
> > Because a v4 /32 is the absolute minimum sized assignment possible,
> > and a v6 /32 is about 4.3 billion times of that.
> A v4 /32 is 2^0 addresses. A v6 /32 is 2^96 addresses. 4.3 billion
> is approximately 2^32, so, it is actually about 4.3^3 times that.
My "about 4.3 billion times of that." was meant as "about 4.3 billion
times of the minimum possible assignment size (/48)". I'm equalling
v4/32 to v6/64 in that. I'm not comparing addresses, but relative sizes
of minimum routable assignments.
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