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Started by awisskirchen, September 03, 2010, 03:47:44 AM
Quote from: torero on February 18, 2011, 02:25:44 AMHello all,For these topics I use http://www.bitcricket.com/ip-subnet-calculator.html (Only for Windows & MacOS X).Salu2Alo
Quote from: PigLover on February 17, 2011, 03:06:19 AMA /48 is not "just slightly larger" than the current internet. It is 16 bits larger - >65,000 times larger. I don't know about you, but for me, that is not "slightly". That's enough to allocate the entire internet address space separately to every country - no - every province of every country - and still have about 60,000 times more address space leftover than the total we have today. Your concept of scale is completely off.
QuoteFurthermore, you are comparing network addressing in v6 to host addressing in v4. Since the smallest non-subnetted network in v4 is a class C, a /48 is actually 24 bits larger, making the available space a few million times larger than what we had even with what you argue is 'inefficient' allocation.
Quote/48s for every multi-LAN user are fine.
Quote from: jschweitzer on February 17, 2011, 06:23:16 AMxezlec - after reading this entire thread, my opinion is that you are trying to "realize" or "quanitfy" the IPv6 address space in a way that you can understand. ive seen many people try to do this.the address space of IPv4 is easy for the human brain to understand - 4.2x billion addresses. theyre all allocated now. But the IPv6 address space is simply not quantifiable by the human brain. no one truely has any idea just how big 340 undecillion addresses is.