Re: IPv6 adoption
Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> Hm, I actually doubt that. With IPv6 there are enough addresses to go
> around, but there probably will be shortages for TLAs and private ISP
> routing fields [at much larger ISPs]. Non-routed end users should
> effectively have a limitless supply of addresses.
You might be right there, although I suspect that any shortage there
would be more a result of the allocation policy (e.g. supporting
renumbering) rather than not having enough address space.
It should also be remembered that only 1/8 of the IPv6 address space
is currently allocated for aggregatable unicast addresses. If the
current structure doesn't work out, it's possible to break out a
new 1/8 block from the reserve and try a new strategy.