reserved IP addresses

Darrell Shandrow nu7i at
Sun Dec 22 09:05:03 EST 2002

Hi Ralph,

Yes; there are other internal, private, non-routed IP address spaces.  Those
are defined in RFC 1918 whose URL is below:

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ralph W. Reid" <rreid at>
To: <speakup at>
Sent: Sunday, December 22, 2002 6:37 AM
Subject: reserved IP addresses

> I know that IP address in IPv4 is specially reserved for
> loop back on a local host.  I think there is something special about
> IP addresses in the range through in IPv4 as
> well (something about invisible local area network systems, I think).
> I am looking for a listing of special IP addresses and ranges for
> IPv4, and if possible IPv6.  I am also curious if anyone has used
> IPv6 addresses with Speakup configured kernels.  Any pointers or info
> will be much appreciated.  Thanks, and have a _great_ day!
> --
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