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

Alexander Harrowell a.harrowell at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 16:57:26 UTC 2007

On 8/16/07, Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> 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? (Which
brings us to the user trust thing.)
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