[ppml] IPv6>>32

David Conrad david.conrad at nominum.com
Thu May 19 19:56:36 EDT 2005


On May 19, 2005, at 11:18 AM, Lea Roberts wrote:
> I don't that's really the question in IPv6 as the minimum routed  
> segment,
> according to the current address plan, is /64, which certainly  
> supports a
> *REALLY LARGE* number of devices.

As I understand it, the point of the /64 isn't assigning each address  
rather it is to provide space for auto-configuration.  By design, the  
lower 64 bits are going to be extremely sparse.


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