Updates, peering & flaps [Was: RE: CIDR,Sprint and the Big Guys.]

Paul Ferguson pferguso at cisco.com
Sat Apr 6 02:00:29 UTC 1996

At 05:12 PM 4/5/96 -0800, Kent W. England wrote:

>BTW, I thought it was the updates, peerings and flaps that was the true
>problem, not the absolute number of routing table entries.

I submit that its a combination of all the above, and that the problem
grows in scope as each linearly increase both in size and/or frequency.

Of course, route-dampening helps on one front, but its non-trivial to
code a smaller routing table when the number of routes increase.  :-)

- paul 

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