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Re: It's Ars Tech's turn to bang the IPv4 exhaustion drum
On 20/08/2008, at 5:25 AM, Michael Thomas wrote:
Justin M. Streiner wrote:On Tue, 19 Aug 2008, michael.dillon@xxxxxx wrote:I don't operate an ISP network (not anymore, anyway...). My customers are departments within my organization, so a /64 per department/VLAN is more sane/reasonable for my environment.I don't have a problem with assigning customers a /64 of v6 space.
64 bits is not a magical boundary.
112 bits is widely recommended for linknets, for example.
64 bits is common, because of EUI-64 and friends. That's it.
There is nothing, anywhere, that says that the first 64 bits is for routing.
-- Nathan Ward