[rbridge] Orphaned endnodes with partitioned VLANs on a cloud
anoop at brocade.com
Thu Dec 6 19:43:07 PST 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Russ White [mailto:riw at cisco.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2007 10:37 PM
> To: Anoop Ghanwani
> Cc: Radia Perlman; Developing a hybrid router/bridge.
> Subject: Re: [rbridge] Orphaned endnodes with partitioned
> VLANs on a cloud
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> > Probably not...if the VLAN number selected for that hello
> happens to
> > be the one that has no connectivity on that link, then
> hello doesn't
> > make it through but the problem remains on all the other VLANs.
> That's no different than what is already proposed--sending a
> single vlan with a list of all the attached vlans. Hence my
> original post--there's no point in doing something that
> doesn't solve the problem it's supposed to address.
> Or is it important how well is scales while it's failing? :-)
No. In this case the failure is a catastrophic
one. In the case where the single VLAN hello failed
the failure was not catastrophic. The problem is
detected and one of the RBs disables forwarding
from that LAN.
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