IPv6 foot-dragging

Joe Loiacono jloiacon at csc.com
Thu May 12 08:41:31 CDT 2011


Jeroen Massar <jeroen at unfix.org> wrote on 05/12/2011 09:19:21 AM:

> On 2011-May-12 15:14, Joe Loiacono wrote:
> > Anyone know roughly the current default-free routing table size for 
IPv6?
> 
> http://www.sixxs.net/tools/grh/status/

Awesome web-site. The world of IPv6 routing on one page.


> 3668 good/required prefixes
> Minimum of 271 prefixes (-3397)
> Average of 5322 prefixes (+1654)

Is this saying that poor aggregation has crept in already (to the tune of 
45%)?

Given the RIR IPv6 allocation strategies, any estimate on the ultimate 
size of the DFR IPv6 table and how much memory will be required?

> > Or, who holds the record for the largest IPv6 routing table at this 
point?
> 
> Having more routes does not mean that the routes are useful... far from
> actually...

Right. But isn't that dependent on peer's good aggregation and suppression 
of bogons?

Joe


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