quietly....

Jimmy Hess mysidia at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 23:21:53 CST 2011


On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 11:00 PM, Martin Millnert <millnert at gmail.com> wrote:
This has come up before, in  2007, and earlier,
http://www.merit.edu/mail.archives/nanog/2007-10/msg00487.html

Way too late now  for unreserving 240/4  to help.
Now, if it had been unreserved in 2003 or so, there might not be so
many devices to upgrade.
There could a case to be made for unreserving 240/4 now,  so perhaps
it could be used in 2020,.


> Neither Linux 2.6.37 nor Windows 7 accepts it, and let's not think
> about all routers, including CPE:s, out there.

hm......  for Linux,  there was a patch for this in 2008,  in the
kernel proper should
be in 2.6.25 and newer,
http://kerneltrap.org/mailarchive/linux-netdev/2008/1/21/587456



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-JH




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