Greenfield IPv4 + IPv6 broadband deployment

Martin Millnert martin at
Sun Feb 27 06:02:24 CET 2011

On Sun, 2011-02-27 at 01:30 +0100, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> If there was such a device, I'd do L3 switch that the customer
> connects to directly, so you never ever need L2 backhaul and all that
> pain that comes with it (duplicate MAC addresses, needing to handle
> q-in-q on the L3 device etc).

There are more than a handful 1U 48p GE L3 switch models nowadays, that
can even speak BGP. That's what we bought ~2400 ports of anyway. (Why
one would greenfield less than GE in 2011 is beyond me.)

L3 for cust makes your world *A LOT* simpler indeed. The list is very


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