IPv6 prefixes longer then /64: are they possible in DOCSIS networks?

Mark Tinka mtinka at globaltransit.net
Fri Dec 2 09:19:28 CST 2011


On Thursday, December 01, 2011 08:19:51 AM Ray Soucy wrote:

> There is a lot of talk about "buggy" systems that are
> unable to handle prefixes longer than 64; but I've yet
> to encounter one.  I imagine if I did it would be
> treated as a bug and fixed.  So to the question of
> supporting different prefix lengths: Yes.  You should
> support any valid IPv6 prefix length; it takes a few
> extra lines of code in the beginning; but will save you
> a lot of re-coding in the end.

Exactly.

/126's for point-to-points, and /112's for router LAN's 
here, 6 years and counting.

Mark.
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