Using /126 for IPv6 router links

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 11:16:06 CST 2010


On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Ron Bonica <rbonica at juniper.net> wrote:
> Chris,
>
> Discussion of draft-kohno-ipv6-prefixlen-p2p is on the IETF 6man WG
> mailing list. But please do chime in. Operator input very welcomed.

oh damned it! almost as many v6 ietf mailing lists as there are v6 addresses :(
subscribe info: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/ipv6>

Thanks!
-Chris

> Christopher Morrow wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 7:52 AM, Mathias Seiler
>> <mathias.seiler at mironet.ch> wrote:
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> 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 ? ;)
>>
>> <cough>draft-kohno-ipv6-prefixlen-p2p-00.txt</cough>
>>
>> (<http://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-kohno-ipv6-prefixlen-p2p-00.txt>)
>>
>> why not just ping your vendors to support this, and perhaps chime in
>> on v6ops about wanting to do something sane with ptp link addressing?
>> :)
>>
>> -Chris
>>
>>
>




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