IPv6 PI allocation
niels=cluenet at bakker.net
Thu May 17 19:43:28 CEST 2007
>> RFC3178-style multihoming will create more entries in the global
>> routing table once a network using that connects to an IXP.
* itojun at itojun.org (Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino 2.0) [Thu 17 May 2007, 19:36 CEST]:
>not at all. RFC3178 does not require ISPs to announce any specific
>routes (other than /29 or /32 of the ISP).
RFC3178 exists in some kind of fantasy world. Quoting from it, "3.
Basic mechanism": "We assume that our site is connected to 2 ISPs, ISP-A
This is an unrealistic requirement for the reasons I spelled out (the
need to connect to an IXP, plus the need for independence from any ISP's
network - you cannot withdraw an announcement from a particular broken
upstream except by pulling all DNS records).
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