Subject: Re: why routed
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: Monroe Williams <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/17/1996 18:00:07
At 1:36 AM -0000 11/18/96, Michael Richardson wrote:
>  Right, that didn't occur to me. I had assumed that gated was
>originally of berkeley origin. What concerns me is that we are
>distributing routed; my experience is that more naive system
>administrators are mislead by its presence than helped.
>  Experienced system administrators know to either:
>	-install gated	   (big network)
>	-use static routes (small network)
>  I believe that routed still does not deal with P2P links?

I was using it on an ethernet<->slip router, until I wised up and installed
gated.  ;)  It was pretty stupid about aggregating routes, but it did seem
to work.  (The router on the other end figured out how to reach my subnet.)

-- monroe