Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Mon Feb 2 20:25:40 CST 2009


>> Apart from the basic incompability here, my opinion of IPv6 is that it
>> just gives you 2^96 more addresses to repeat all the old mistakes  
>> with.
> Not quite..
> 2^96       = 79228162514264337593543950336
> 2^128-2^32 = 340282366920938463463374607427473244160

not quite.  let's posit 42 devices on the average lan segment
(ymmv).

  42*(2^64)  = 774763251095801167872

randy




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