Route table growth and hardware to the filter

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Wed Sep 12 01:53:15 UTC 2007

On Tue, Sep 11, 2007, Jon Lewis wrote:

> You could even do two different versions.  A loose version that just 
> throws out covered subnets with same as-path and a BOFH version that 
> throws out all apparently gratuitous subnetting smaller than RIR 
> minimums, but not all smaller than RIR minimum routes.
> I just wonder how huge the list would be and what the CPU and config size 
> damage would be.

If only people were charged for CPU time and RIB hardware space
used on other peoples' routers to carry their stuff.

(<tongue, cheek, etc />)


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