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Re: CIDR Report

  • From: Peter Galbavy
  • Date: Mon May 15 06:55:33 2000

> Of course, note that the real problem isn't the memory space, it's the
> CPU time to calculate the routing table updates.  Note, too, that the
> more unaggregated prefixes in the net, the more changes will need to be
> propagated to every other router in the default-free zone, implying the
> need for more instances of a more expensive calculation.

Not trying to teach a mailing-list full of grandmother's to suck eggs, but
IFF all 2^32 (-1?) addresses were routed as hosts, then there is no index,
and a linear lookup cost. Stupid thing to do, but a 2^32 * 1 or 2 bytes of
linear address -> interface table.

Peter






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