Did CIDR teach us nothing? was: Re: [address-policy-wg] 2006-01 Discussion Period extended until 19 June 2007 (Provider Independent (PI) IPv6 Assignments for End User Organisations)
Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at muada.com
Wed May 23 12:02:54 CEST 2007
On 23-mei-2007, at 11:47, Wilfried Woeber, UniVie/ACOnet wrote: > http://www.ripe.net/ripe/meetings/ripe-54/presentations/ > RIPE_NCC_Statistics.pdf > The bottom line is that the # of PI assignments has (considerably) > surpassed the number of PA assignments since 2003, and that the > load on the > routing table for PI is thus bigger than for PA, although the > *percentage* of > PI space as compared to PA is approx. 2%. (As a percentage of the address space, not a percentage of the number of blocks.) > Or, the other way 'round, we use more than 50% of (additional) > routing table > slots for some 2% of address space (PI) and less than 50% for some > 98% of PA. And that's with IPv4, where you have to show you really need a block of 256 addresses to qualify for a PI block. In IPv6, that hurdle has been removed so it has the potential to see even larger numbers of PI as soon as IPv6 deployment starts taking off.