Where to buy Internet IP addresses

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Mon May 4 22:04:49 CDT 2009


On Tue, 2009-05-05 at 04:49 +0200, Randy Bush wrote:
> > I'm with you.  I wish vendors and spec designers would just get over it  
> > and let people subnet however they want.
> [...]
> do other than 64 and you do not get auto-conf.  some do not consider
> this a loss, others do.

This is an important distinction.

- you CAN subnet however you like, with any number of bits in
  your prefixes

- autoconfiguration will work only in subnets with a 64 bit prefix.

The two matters are quite independent of each other, as far as I can
tell.

Regards, K.

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