[clug] IPv6 Australia?

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Fri Jul 25 04:28:10 GMT 2008

Robert Edwards wrote:
> Michael Still wrote:
>> 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.
>> Mikal
> 2.2 seems a little on the low side, plus I am not sure how they can have
> 0.2 of a routing table entry... :) Is it 2.2 million?

Sorry, yes. Let's go with that.


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