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[6bone] IPv6 routing table size

I've seen also this presentation. I'm sure it was 1.000.000, but may be I'm wrong. It was Hitachi GR2000 ?

If the performance is good enough, may be we solved the multihoming problem for a while ;-)


Jordi Palet

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michel Py" <[email protected]>
To: "Jeff Thomas" <[email protected]>; <[email protected]>
Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2002 12:12 AM
Subject: RE: [6bone] IPv6 routing table size

> > Jeff Thomas wrote:
> > was building an IPv6 router with over a million
> > entries in their routing table.  Am I off track?
> A _million_ ? whoa. I count 245 entries in the global v6 table now, and
> I am not aware of any v6 ISP with more than a few dozen thousand
> customers.
> > Large enterprises today may have tens of thousands of routes
> > in v4, but using v6 wouldn't they be an order of magnitude
> > smaller?
> One million subnets, yes; this would be totally unaggregated though.
> Should not be more than 50k-80k routes aggregated.
> I am not sure I would agree with an order of magnitude smaller, but I
> think that a v6 routing table should be smaller than the v4 equivalent.
> The biggest (v4) routing table I have seen myself is 200k and change.
> Michel.
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