[rbridge] Proposed resolution of DRB election/MTU testing
james.d.carlson at Sun.COM
Fri May 1 12:27:40 PDT 2009
Radia Perlman writes:
> nonzero). Somehow it seemed to morph over the years
> into the top 6 bytes MUST be the system ID of the DR, right? Is there
> anything that depends on those
> 6 bytes being the system ID of the DR, or is it just folklore that it
> has to be the system ID of the DR?
I think it's the latter. I seem to recall implementations with very
large numbers of links that used system ID for the first 255 and then
had reserved IDs for the remainder.
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