Shim6 vs PI addressing
thegameiam at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 1 17:05:17 UTC 2006
--- Joe Abley <jabley at isc.org> wrote:
> On 1-Mar-2006, at 11:22, David Barak wrote:
> > As far as I can tell, the whole reason for these
> > discussions is the insistence on the strict
> > PA-addressing model, with no ability to advertise
> > space to other providers.
> The whole reason for the strict PA-addressing model
> is concern over
> whether open-slather on PI address space will result
> in an Internet
> that will scale.
Is it easier to scale N routers, or scale 10000*N
hosts? If we simply moved to an "everyone with an ASN
gets a /32" model, we'd have about 30,000 /32s. It
would be a really long time before we had as many
routes in the table as we do today, let alone the
umpteen-bazillion routes which scare everyone so
> (Failing miserably to keep quiet. Must try harder.)
(don't worry - you have content in these posts.
content is always welcome...)
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