IPv6 foot-dragging

Joe Loiacono jloiacon at csc.com
Thu May 12 13:41:31 UTC 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 
> 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 

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 
> 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?


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