IPv6 internet broken, Verizon route prefix length policy

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 20:15:00 CDT 2009


On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 8:40 PM, David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org> wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2009, at 5:09 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> and, likely growth in the 250-300,000 route range over the next 5-10 years.
>> CAM will probably scale faster than that.
>
> I've heard differing opinions on this (e.g., router ASICs being both some of the most complicated
> ASICs ever made and being non-commodity parts hence not necessarily following Moore's Law,
> pin density in those ASICs reaching a point where you start running into crosstalk problems,
> cats and dogs living together, mass hysteria, etc).  I'm not a hardware guy so I'll just stare
> blankly.

I thought Tony's preso from RAWS was available or part of the report,
no? (which seemed pretty clear to me about cam sizes and asic
capabilities not going to meet the needs within the next 5-7 years)

-chris




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