[rbridge] Consensus Check: Point to Point links
touch at ISI.EDU
Fri Oct 5 18:00:38 PDT 2007
Silvano Gai wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Joe Touch [mailto:touch at ISI.EDU]
>> Sent: Friday, October 05, 2007 5:23 PM
>> To: Silvano Gai
>> Cc: Eastlake III Donald-LDE008; Radia Perlman; Rbridge at postel.org
>> Subject: Re: [rbridge] Consensus Check: Point to Point links
>> Silvano Gai wrote:
>>> If there is a bridge in between two RBridges you need to have a full
>>> adjacency table.
>>> If the link is point to point, you can save the table.
>> If the link is point to point, I still need to know what to send over
>> the link, so each side still needs adjacency information.
> This is not correct; you need to do a lookup to find the port, that is
> Otherwise you need to do a lookup to find the MAC address, rewrite the
> MAC address and then another lookup to find the port.
So what do I save again? Yes, on the rewriting and additional lookup.
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