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Re: Are SW upgrades needed in MPLS core networks?

  • From: Michael.Dillon
  • Date: Mon Feb 09 05:04:43 2004

>Just to be sure, my point here is not where the effective IPv6 
>suits one needs or not, but wether a router that can forward <amount> 
>of IPv4/MPLS packets can also forward the same amount of IPv6 packets per

Wouldn't a network with an MPLS core use 6PE to implement
IPv6 rather than routing v6 natively in the core? In that
case wouldn't the forwarding performance of native v6 be

--Michael Dillon