The Big Squeeze
freedman at netaxs.com
Sun Mar 2 20:19:30 UTC 1997
> Yes, but as a smaller ISP you can offer much better service, and help you
> customers renumber. Yes I of all people know it is a _major_ headache, but
> it can be done, and there are ways to do it.
> Just because it is a "_major_ headache", is not a good reason to add a
> route to the global table, or have the nic give you a bigger block then
> you need at that time.
Look. I think Kim's point is true. They *do* allocate more space
*than* you actually need so that when you need it, you can actually
get it *then*.
If you're growing fast enough, you'll have to renumber *once*.
If you choose poorly your upstream providers, you'll have to
renumber more than once.
> Nathan Stratton President, NetRail,Inc.
More information about the NANOG