[clug] IPv6 Australia?

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Fri Jul 25 03:26:11 GMT 2008

Robert Edwards wrote:

> We'll wait and see how "strictly" adhered to the hierarchical routing
> scheme really ends up. I am not so sure. The so-called "massive routing
> tables" of IPv4 aren't all that massive these days, with CIDR and other
> policies having reduced the potential number of entries. In any case,
> it is not an issue for most people and those who do care have solved
> it or are using IPv6 as their backbone routing infrastructure.

DFZ routers currently seem to carry about 2.2 BGP entries for the IPv4
Internet. It would be interesting to know how much route aggregation
helps reduce that number.


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