[RELEASE] host-setup(1): a dialog(1)-based utility for configuring FreeBSD

Ian Smith smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Sat Feb 12 03:30:05 UTC 2011

On Fri, 11 Feb 2011, Eitan Adler wrote:

 > Nice Script!
 > I intend to steal parts of it for my own use.

It's great when you can plunder without robbing anyone :)

 > > P.S. Maybe I ought to expand it to IPv6 considering that the IPv4
 > > address space has [reportedly] finally ran out (is that true?).
 > >
 > All the available IPs were allocated to the RIRs. AFIK the RIRs have
 > not had to deny anyone for insufficiency yet - but it will happen
 > soon.

Yes Devin, best not leave it till August!

For those wanting a near-obsessively detailed analysis of IPv4 depletion 
stats and predictions over many years, hard to go past Geoff Huston's:

http://www.potaroo.net - blog
http://www.potaroo.net/ispcol/2010-10/when.html - explanatory column Oct '10
http://www.potaroo.net/tools/ipv4/index.html - the modelling as of today

cheers, Ian

(Sorry, missed the cc to hackers@, adding questions@ back in the loop)

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