Subject: RE: mrouted and gif tunnels
To: , <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christian Kuhtz <email@example.com>
Date: 09/01/2000 16:30:45
> another reason for this is, that "netmask" on p2p interface is not
> very meaningful. we can have couple of interpretation about it,
> and there's no single consensus on it, I believe....
> BSD kernel and gated interpretation: p2p interfaces are /32 (or /128),
> netmask does not really matter
> cisco (and zebra) interpretation: use netmask on p2p interface
> (but then the question is what if the destionation address
> is outside of the configured prefix?)
> does it help if you set netmask on p2p (gif) to /32?
Woah, p2p ifaces are /30's, loopback are /32's. /32 p2p while cute are
seriously broken logic. Use unnumbered instead.
Christian Kuhtz, Sr. Network Architect Architecture, BellSouth.net
<firstname.lastname@example.org> -wk, <email@example.com> -hm Atlanta, GA
"Speaking for myself only."