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Date:	Fri, 4 Apr 2014 18:03:42 +0200
From:	Lukas Tribus <>
To:	bert hubert <>,
	David Miller <>
CC:	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>
Subject: RE: IPv6 routing table max_size badly dimensioned compared to IPv4

> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 05:47:55PM -0500, David Miller wrote:
>>> If we need to perform 10000 inserts per second, and gc timeout is 60
>>> seconds, tree contains 600.000 entries, gc takes forever...
>> The only long term solution is to align ipv6 to be more like ipv4.
> Yes please. There appears to be a lingering assumption IPv6 is small scale.
> T-Mobile USA is now providing IPv6 only service via DNA64/NAT64, creating
> (dozens of) millions of IPv6 only clients. (More on this 'hack' on
> )
> So aligning IPv6 scalability with IPv4 scalability would be grand, thanks!

FYI, this was also mentioned by Paul Saab from Facebook in a
presentation [1] during last months V6 World Congress [2].

Looks like more and more people start hitting this.

Best regards,


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