[rbridge] IS-IS per VLAN ?
michsmit at cisco.com
Mon Sep 26 12:00:55 PDT 2005
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> [mailto:rbridge-bounces at postel.org] On Behalf Of Joe Touch
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> Dino Farinacci wrote:
> >>>My guess. No reason, no computational logic. Just an estimate.
> > Sorry I wasn't clear. I was referring to the number of
> rBridge nodes, so we
> > can understand how both the core-switch and edge-switch
> network needs to
> > scale.
> I would expect that a set of rbridge nodes could work
> anywhere a single bridge could work, but that the overall
> total number of devices on the
> L2 served by the system would not change substantially.
Does that definition of a "single bridge" include 802.1ah and metro
> I.e., the primary goal of rbridge is better bandwidth between
> nodes by the use of an alternative to a spanning tree inside
> the rbridge campus, but it doesn't solve the problem that
> it's still part of the L2 system into which it is plugged,
> and so I wouldn't expect scale to change much
> - - EXCEPT where it is limited by spanning tree convergence.
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