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Re: IPv6 daydreams

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Mon Oct 17 05:10:13 2005

> If we're going to do that, we may as well also start reclaiming
> those 48 bit MAC addresses that come with ethernet cards. After
> all, nobody would need anymore than say 12 to 13 bits to address
> their LANs.

so you think that layer-2 lans scale well above 12-13 bits?
which ones in particular?