[nycbug-talk] routing to spaces smaller than /24 (was Re: (I hate IPv6!))

Brian A. Seklecki lavalamp at spiritual-machines.org
Fri Mar 23 18:04:02 EDT 2007

Most networks are tiered and layered, thus that border routers with 
multiple full BGP feeds will have 256Mb+ to accommodate without prefix size 
restrictions, but internal reflectors (customer connecting ones) do not.


On Fri, 23 Mar 2007, N.J. Thomas wrote:

> * Chris Buechler <nycbug at chrisbuechler.com> [2007-03-23 16:44:10 -0400]:
>> The benefits of IPv6 aren't enough on their own to justify the
>> migration, and public IP's are readily available for little or no
>> cost.
> Is it still the case that most ISPs won't route to spaces (IPv4) smaller
> than a /24? It has been an issue for some in the past who may not have
> necessarily needed an entire /24, but wanted to be multihomed.
> Thomas
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 	-lava (Brian A. Seklecki - Pittsburgh, PA, USA)

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