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Re: Are SW upgrades needed in MPLS core networks?
----- Original Message ----- > Based on the results it seems to be easy to conclude that about the > only reason to put IPv6 over [v4 over] MPLS on the networks (rather > than directly on top of the physical infrastructure) is due to the > other reason, because some vendors have sold crappy hardware which > does not support IPv6, or does not offer sufficiently good IPv6 > performance. Even hardware with good IPv6 performance seems to forward at half the rate of IPv4/MPLS packets; may be accelerated forwarding by tag switching, the idea that originated MPLS, is a good thing ? Rubens