IPv6 Burgers (was: IPv6 Ignorance)

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Thu Sep 20 21:57:42 UTC 2012

On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 4:29 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> The 1/4 inch patty holds all the IPv4 LANs whose IPv4 capacity I'm
> calling 2^28. IPv6's in principle has 2^64 LANs, so an increase of
> 2^36 LANs. Patty was 1/4 inch, so our IPv6 patty is 2^32 inches or
> about 10 billionths of a lightyear. 68,000 miles, a little over a
> quarter of the distance to the moon.

2^34, my bad. So you get a full moon burger out of it.


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