Where to buy Internet IP addresses
jbates at brightok.net
Tue May 5 16:58:07 CDT 2009
Ricky Beam wrote:
> Ah, but they half-assed the solution. IPv6 makes no distinction between
> network and host (eg. "classless"), yet SLAAC forces this oddball,
> classful boundry. Routing doesn't care. Even the hosts don't care.
> Only the tiny craplet of autoconfig demands the network and host each be
> 64bits. That's brilliant!
So ask the IETF to drop it to generic 32bits. I presume they can draw up
mathematical formulas to show that 32 bits can autogen and avoid a
conflict with the maximum number of IPs likely to be found on a segment
without having to do excessive DAD requests. Of course, they'll have to
obsolete the 64 bit model and I suspect the vendors will complain about it.
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