said by squircle: said by SimplePanda:
Straight up auto configuration with DHCPv6 only ever assigns on the first /64 of the assigned /56 (without specific configuration otherwise) so the vast majority of people will never use more than a /64 anyways.
I think you meant SLAAC, but that's my exact point. And I know the whole mantra with IPv6 is that we don't really need to conserve addresses since there are so damn many of them (unlike IPv4), but I like my powers of two, and...
He could have meant DHCPv6 too but both issues are router implementation specific issues and not inherent to the protocols.