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Re: IPv6 fragmentation and IPv6 header parsing

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: IPv6 fragmentation and IPv6 header parsing
From: Michael Richardson <mcr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 13:14:53 -0400
Cc: Brad Chapman <kakadu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Alexey Kuznetsov <kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Your message of "Thu, 02 Aug 2001 13:38:39 +0200." <20010802133839.C24305@bacchus.dhis.org>
Sender: owner-netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>> "Ralf" == Ralf Baechle <ralf@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
    Ralf> On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 11:07:58AM +0530, Imran Patel wrote:

    >> On the contrary, it might be useful for transition from IPv4 to IPv6
    >> ;-) IPv6 connection tracking is useful for NAT-PT. However, other
    >> options on top of IPv6 conntrack like masquerading, v6-v6 NAT, etc
    >> look useless and silly.

    Ralf> You forget real world.  I bet ISPs will continue to only give a

  You forget 6to4. 
  One IPv4 address gets you 2^80 IPv6 addresses.

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