legacy /8

Franck Martin franck at genius.com
Mon Apr 5 01:37:09 CDT 2010


Do like the Chinese if you want a feature put out a billion dollar  
tender with the feature mandatory and they will rush to do it

Toute connaissance est une réponse à une question

On 5/04/2010, at 14:48, Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 7:41 PM, joel jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:
>> On 4/4/2010 5:10 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>>>
>>> On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 4:32 PM, joel jaeggli<joelja at bogus.com>   
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Last time I checked, some of the state of the art 2004 era  
>>>> silicon I had
>>>> laying around could forward v6 just fine in hardware.  It's not  
>>>> so usefyl
>>>> due to it's fib being a bit undersized for 330k routes plus v6,  
>>>> but hey, six
>>>> years is long time.
>>>>
>>>
>>> <cough>4948</cough>  (not 6yrs old, but... still forwards v6 in the
>>> slow-path, weee!)
>>>
>>
>> Yes it does. and the slow path is sloooooooooow on the that switch.  
>> but
>> switches and routers did and do come in colors other than blue.
>
> but, but, but.. then it won't match! and seriously, I can't have
> another run in with the fashion police.
>
> In actual seriousness, my point is that plenty of this sort of gear is
> in the network, and will be for a time. It's sort of inexcusable that
> vendors put out gear 5 years ago that didn't do v6 in the fast path...
> oh well.
>
> -chris
>




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