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Re: IPv6 Address Planning

  • From: Iljitsch van Beijnum
  • Date: Wed Aug 10 04:20:03 2005

On 10-aug-2005, at 2:54, Randy Bush wrote:

on this side of the puddles, i think most folk use /126s for p2p links.
this has been endlessly and loudly debated, but it still seems extremely
strange to use 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 addresses for a p2p link.
Well, if you want to be really environmentally conscious, do away with that /126 too and just use link-locals, with a single global address per router for management and the generation of ICMPs.