[rbridge] Fixing Broken Connections in the Middle
anoop at brocade.com
Thu Dec 6 18:42:59 PST 2007
> IMHO, the mechanism proposed is broken in multiple ways.... I
> would be glad to send out a few emails explaining specific
> situations where this mechanism of "fixing broken connections
> in the bridged cloud in the middle" is, itself, broken. I
> actually don't think you can fix this problem--people will
> find more ways to misconfigure this stuff than you can
> account for, or try to work around.
> Again, IMHO, it shouldn't be a part of the rbridge spec to
> fix broken connections in the middle of a cloud of rbridges.
> If folks want to cogitate on the problems involved, and write
> docs in that area, it's fine, but it shouldn't be a part of
> any sort of base specification.
I don't think there's anything in the RBridge spec that's
attempting to fix broken connections. It just detects any
serious problems and that's about it.
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