v6 & DSL / Cable modems [was: Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space (IPv6-MW)]
Iljitsch van Beijnum
iljitsch at muada.com
Thu Feb 5 15:25:44 UTC 2009
On 5 feb 2009, at 1:16, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> I guess I was thinking about v4 modems which do not get a subnet,
> just an IP address. If we really are handing out a /64 to each DSL
> & Cable modem, then we may very well be recreating the same problem.
A single /64 isn't enough for a home user, because their gateway is a
router and needs a different prefix at both sides. Users may also want
to subnet their own network. So they need at least something like a /60.
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