IPv6 Addressing Help

William Herrin herrin-nanog at dirtside.com
Fri Aug 14 16:38:15 CDT 2009

On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 5:26 PM, <trejrco at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "IIRC, RIPE allocated a /19 to France Telecom. Doesn't take
>>more than a few hundred thousand allocations like that one
>>to wipe out the IPv6 address space."
> Do we expect a few hundred thousand places that need 2^29
>(500M, give or take(OTTOMH)) /48s?  Didn't we _just_ get to
>seeing ~64k ASNs as a limiting factor?

No we don't. Including France's phone company. But that insanity is at
least within the scope of my imagination... unlike more than a small
percentage of cable modem users using more than 16 /64 subnets.

Bill Herrin

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