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Re: v6 subnet size for DSL & leased line customers
On Fri, 28 Dec 2007 13:36:56 +0900 Adrian Chadd <[email protected]> wrote: > > On Fri, Dec 28, 2007, Mark Smith wrote: > > > Once I realised that IPv6's fixed sized node addressing model was > > similar to Ethernet's, I then started wondering why Ethernet was like > > it was - and then found a paper that explains it : > > > > "48-bit Absolute Internet and Ethernet Host Numbers" > > http://ethernethistory.typepad.com/papers/HostNumbers.pdf > > > > Question. Whats the ethernet 48-bit MAC space usage atm? Does anyone > have a graph showing an E-Day? :) > > Apparently there's a foreseeable one, hence EUI-64s. Novell'll have to extend their IPX node addressing to 64 bits. Regards, Mark. -- "Sheep are slow and tasty, and therefore must remain constantly alert." - Bruce Schneier, "Beyond Fear"