Smaller than a /24 for BGP?

William Herrin bill at
Tue Jan 24 19:17:15 UTC 2023

On Tue, Jan 24, 2023 at 11:04 AM Jon Lewis <jlewis at> wrote:
> The "other problem" is, every day more gear receiving full routes gets
> closer to (or farther past) the point where the resources to hold either
> the FIB or RIB just aren't there.  For those using these devices, lowering
> the bar and bringing in another 100k or so routes in short order just
> isn't an option.

Yeah, but in another couple years we'll breach the 1M mark and
everybody will have fresh routers with lots of TCAM for a while. If
that were the only issue, it'd be a matter of timing the change well.

Bill Herrin

For hire.

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