IPv6 mistakes, was: Re: Looking for an IPv6 naysayer...
tore.anderson at redpill-linpro.com
Fri Feb 18 05:36:19 CST 2011
* Iljitsch van Beijnum
> By the way, IANA only deals in /8s. However, a lot of people got
> legacy /16s or other non-/8 sizes, so some /8s that are marked
> "legacy" actually contain a lot of unused space. Each of those /8 is
> "administered" by a RIR, but it's unclear (to me at least) whether
> that means that RIR gets to give out that space in its region or not.
The unused space in the ERX blocks were divided evenly between the RIRs
a couple of years ago, see:
I believe «administered by» simply means that the RIR is the one
providing reverse DNS services for the block in question.
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