subnet prefix length > 64 breaks IPv6?

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Sat Dec 24 01:08:22 CST 2011


> I am not sure if this is the reason as this only applies to the link
> local IP address. One could still assign a global IPv6 address. So,
> why does basic IPv6 (ND process, etc) break if i use a netmask of say
> /120?

As long as you assign addresses statically, IPv6 works just fine with a
netmask > 64. We've been using this for several years now. No problem.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no



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