Subject: Re: athX + ierrs + routed
To: Frank Kardel <kardel@NetBSD.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/23/2007 22:07:05
On Mon, 24 Sep 2007 00:03:49 +0200
Frank Kardel <kardel@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> Yes, RIP has a hard time to get it right.
> > Perhaps the behavior should be configurable, either in an absolute
> > sense or by permitting specification of the percentage to use. I
> > think, though, that the default should not change, since in the
> > usual operating model for routed (a) it's being run by routers, not
> > hosts, and (b) routers frequently have more than one path to use.
> > It think being able to specify the failure rate might be a good
> > way.
> We could add a config keyword like
> failrate=xx|ignore to the processing of /etc/gateways with a default
> that matches the current behavior. That way we could at least control
> routed's behavior.
> > --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
> > Frank
Works for me.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb