[lir-wg] Discussion about RIPE-261
Carlos Morgado chbm at cprm.net
Wed May 28 11:55:48 CEST 2003
On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 11:32:39PM +0200, Gert Doering wrote: > If the ISP dies hard enough so that their prefix will disappear, they > won't be visible to people that filter on /32 boundaries and have no > fallback default route to one of their upstreams. > > But so what. If one of their upstream ISPs messes up seriously enough, > they can always hurt their downstream customers' routing (by announcing > the prefix and then blackholing internally, for example). > (short, that's not how stuff works) Again, I thought the point was making commercial IPv6 multihoming work. This is all fine and dandy on 6bone but my clients will not pay me for a backup link that won't work when the primary provider goes down. No pay, no multihoming. No multihoming no commercial offering. No commercial offering, no happy fun end-to-end IPv6. Game set and match. (and yes, this is even more true for hosting than home users) > Total number of prefixes smaller than registry allocations: 54837 (54495) > I'm sorry, you were talking about PA holes ? cheers -- Carlos Morgado <chbm at cprm.net> - Internet Engineering - Phone +351 214146594 GPG key: 0x75E451E2 FP: B98B 222B F276 18C0 266B 599D 93A1 A3FB 75E4 51E2 The views expressed above do not bind my employer.
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