Using /126 for IPv6 router links
brandon.galbraith at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 20:55:52 CST 2010
Sometimes good enough > perfect
Never know what is going to come along to turn your addressing plan on its head.
On 1/23/10, Larry Sheldon <LarrySheldon at cox.net> wrote:
> On 1/23/2010 8:24 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> On Jan 23, 2010, at 4:52 AM, Mathias Seiler wrote:
>>> In reference to the discussion about /31 for router links, I d'like
>>> to know what is your experience with IPv6 in this regard.
>>> I use a /126 if possible but have also configured one /64 just for
>>> the link between two routers. This works great but when I think
>>> that I'm wasting 2^64 - 2 addresses here it feels plain wrong.
>>> So what do you think? Good? Bad? Ugly? /127 ? ;)
>> Use the /64... It's OK... IPv6 was designed with that in mind.
>> 64 bits is enough networks that if each network was an almond M&M,
>> you would be able to fill all of the great lakes with M&Ms before you
>> ran out of /64s.
> Did somebody once say something like that about Class C addresses?
> "Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to
> take everything you have."
> Remember: The Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals.
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