Optimal IPv6 router

Leigh Porter leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com
Mon Feb 6 13:39:10 UTC 2012

> >> With IPv6 growing, if we were to design a native IPv6 router, with
> >> IPv4 functionality thrown in, then is it possible to design a more
> >> optimal IPv6 router, than what exists today?
> >
> > OK, I'll bite.  What would qualify as a "native IPv6" router?  Is
> this
> > another concept as silly as "hardware vs software based" routers?
> Join them and create a router where IPv6 is ASIC-forwarded and IPv4
> gets to use a CPU. Market perspectives for such a product are very
> shy, but would fit the description.

And where half the useful features just don't support IPv6.

Make it support draft-ietf-mpls-ldp-ipv6 and we're away :)

Leigh Porter

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