Extreme congestion (was Re: inter-domain link recovery)

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Thu Aug 16 17:00:01 UTC 2007

Alexander Harrowell wrote:
>> Yeah, that's why I was limiting the need (requirement) to only 1-few
>> ASN hops upstream.  I view this as similar to some backbones offering
>> a special blackhole everything BGP community that usually is not
>> transitive. This is the Oh Crap, Don't Blackhole Everything but Slow
>> Stuff Down BGP community.
> and the two hops upstream but not the source router spools the packets
> to the hard drive?
> Ideally you'd want to influence the endpoint protocol stack, right?


sally floyd ain't stoopid

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