[rbridge] TTL only - was RE: New fields in shim header?
touch at ISI.EDU
Thu Oct 19 10:07:43 PDT 2006
Silvano Gai wrote:
>> For the same reason Bernard Aboba cited on wireless. An set of
>> RBridges can distribute the new location information more
>> efficiently than existing bridges.
> When a VM move the first thing it does is an ARP, i.e. it sends a
> broadcast packet.
> I doubt that in this aspect TRILL is more efficient that .1D, or am I
> missing something?
There's no rule to force an ARP upon move, but that would affect all 802
nets, including TRILL ones, equally badly.
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