Ping flooding

Paul Ferguson pferguso at
Fri Jul 12 02:57:11 UTC 1996

At 08:53 PM 7/11/96 -0500, Alan Hannan wrote:

>  Vadim,
>] 2) Don't Do Any Dynamic Routing Where Only One Path Exists.
>  Certainly I would not agree with this rule.
>  If I have a tail router that is down, I do not want to send
>  traffic to him, when he is not there to receive it.  Rather, I
>  would want my intermediate router to reject it right off.
>  Furthermore, I do not want to extend nondynamic notification in my
>  network.


'Tis better to black-hole packets than to flap.

- paul

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