Where to buy Internet IP addresses

Ricky Beam jfbeam at gmail.com
Mon May 4 22:28:14 CDT 2009


On Mon, 04 May 2009 22:29:29 -0400, Jack Bates <jbates at brightok.net> wrote:
> EUI-64 is required for autoconfig...

"On paper" :-)  There's no technological reason why the 48bit MAC wouldn't  
be enough on it's own.  Tacking on an extra (fixed) 16bit value doesn't  
make it any more unique.  Doing so also would not add any level of  
complexity to address determination -- it's still a simple concat.

Show of hands.  How many people have massive firewire based IP networks?  
*crickets* Right. (I've used ip1394 like twice in over a decade...  a file  
transfer between a laptop and desktop.)




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