Subject: Re: protocol numbers
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/27/2000 18:36:38
On Wed, Dec 27, 2000 at 08:58:11AM -0500, Andrew Brown wrote:
> i didn't think it got any bigger with ipv6...did it?

No, still 8bit in v6:

  Next Header          8-bit selector.  Identifies the type of header
                        immediately following the IPv6 header.  Uses the
                        same values as the IPv4 Protocol field [RFC-1700
                        et seq.].