The real problem

Paul Ferguson pferguso at
Mon Mar 3 05:28:05 UTC 1997

At 04:03 PM 3/2/97 -0600, Scott Huddle wrote:

>If I follow your observation, routing computation growth is
>non-linearly related to number of routes.  Or is it
>orthogonal?  If the growth is related to the announcement,
>this infers that costs incurred for the announcement of routes by 
>ISP FOO to ISP BAR would be non-linear with the quantity,

I would suggest that the number of prefixes in the global
routing table *is* linearly related to the amount of
computational overhead.

- paul

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