legacy /8

Mark Smith nanog at 85d5b20a518b8f6864949bd940457dc124746ddc.nosense.org
Fri Apr 2 21:53:23 CDT 2010


On Fri, 2 Apr 2010 21:29:20 -0500
"John Palmer \(NANOG Acct\)" <nanog2 at adns.net> wrote:

> Is someone volunteering to work on an RFC?  Or, has someone done so for this already?
> 

Probably similar to this (and others that remove end-site knowledge
from the Internet core) -

The Locator Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP)

http://www.cisco.com/web/about/ac123/ac147/archived_issues/ipj_11-1/111_lisp.html

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "jim deleskie" <deleskie at gmail.com>
> To: <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Friday, April 02, 2010 9:17 PM
> Subject: Re: legacy /8
> 
> 
> I'm old but maybe not old nuff to know if this was discussed before or
> not, but I've been asking people last few months why we don't just do
> something like this. don't even need to get rid of BGP, just add some
> extension, we see ok to add extensions to BGP to do other things, this
> makes at least if not more sence.
> 
> 
> -jim
> 
> On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 11:13 PM, George Bonser <gbonser at seven.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Jim Burwell [mailto:jimb at jsbc.cc]
> >> Sent: Friday, April 02, 2010 6:00 PM
> >> To: nanog at nanog.org
> >> Subject: Re: legacy /8
> >
> >
> >> So, jump through hoops to kludge up IPv4 so it continues to provide
> >> address space for new allocations through multiple levels of NAT (or
> >> whatever), and buy a bit more time, or jump through the hoops required
> >> to deploy IPv6 and eliminate the exhaustion problem? And also, if the
> >> IPv4 space is horse-traded among RIRs and customers as you allude to
> >> above, IPv6 will look even more attactive as the price and
> > preciousness
> >> of IPv4 addresses increases.
> >
> > No problem, everyone tunnels v4 in v4 and the "outer" ip address is
> > your 32-bit ASN and you get an entire /0 of "legacy" ip space inside
> > your ASN. Just need to get rid of BGP and go to some sort of label
> > switching with the border routers having an ASN to upstream label table
> > and there ya go. Oh, and probably create an AA RR in DNS that is in
> > ASN:x.x.x.x format. Increase the MTU a little and whammo! There ya go!
> > Done.
> >
> > :)
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
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