Subject: Re: mrouted and gif tunnels
To: Christian Kuhtz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 09/02/2000 10:40:38
>> 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.
i understand /30 makes sense too, but that's not my point (/30
interpretation falls into "cisco interpretation").
look at what gated announces against p2p interface. under gated
interpretation, /32 meaning "source/32 + destination/32", they are