[rbridge] Max Network size
greg.daley at eng.monash.edu.au
Mon May 2 19:35:35 PDT 2005
Joe Touch wrote:
> Guillermo Ibáñez wrote:
>>I have a question:
>> What is the maximum network size (number of hosts) required/expected
>>in TRILL? May be it was already stated somewhere, I am not aware of it.
> There is no limit of design; it is based on the capability of edge
> RBridges to handle encapsulation tables, as well as of interior RBridges
> to have scalable routing.
> We expect to scale to numbers of hosts much higher than current bridges,
> but it's hard to predict what the knee of the design curve will be (IMO).
If I recall, the only explicit mentions about size (apart from Alex's
routing cost overview) are that we don't want to scale to metropolis
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