router startup behavior

Paul Donner pdonner at
Mon Jan 14 20:50:35 UTC 2002

And how long do you think convergence would take in this case?

At 03:58 PM 1/14/2002, Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
>On Mon, 14 Jan 2002 12:40:49 PST, Randy Bush said:
> >
> > > a fix might be to not advertise any routes to a BGP peer until you
> > > receive all the routes that peer has to send you.
> >
> > and, of course, we can not know when a peer has sent all the routes it
> > has to send to you.
>Well, wait till it sends you the FIRST route, and then wait a fixed amount
>of time for it to finish babbling.  Figuring out how long the OTHER end will
>wait for you to finish babbling before sending the first route is left as
>a trivial excersize... ;)
>                                 Valdis Kletnieks
>                                 Computer Systems Senior Engineer
>                                 Virginia Tech

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