[rbridge] TTL only - was RE: New fields in shim header?
touch at ISI.EDU
Tue Oct 17 07:28:35 PDT 2006
Silvano Gai wrote:
>>>> the appropriate source rbridge for that packet may change
>>>> by the time the packet arrives elsewhere in the rbridge campus.
>>> If you put the source RBridge address in the frame, why should it
>> What might change is what the subsequent hops thinks the source
>> be. The address in the packet wouldn't change, but would be useless in
>> that case.
> It will tell me with certainty where the frame entered the RBridge
> network (which RBridge did the encapsulation), which for me is
> important, not useless.
While any sort of record-path info would be useful for debugging, what
does this tell you for rbridge?
Again, we're inside the LAN already. You don't know which bridge packets
come through either. Why do you need to know the rbridge ingress?
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