Extreme congestion (was Re: inter-domain link recovery)
swmike at swm.pp.se
Tue Aug 21 17:34:15 UTC 2007
On Tue, 21 Aug 2007, Alexander Harrowell wrote:
> This is what I eventually upshot..
You wrote in your blog:
> "The problem is that if there is a major problem, very large numbers of
> users applications will all try to resend; generating a packet storm and
> creating even more congestion."
Do you have any data/facts to back up this statement? I'd be very
interested to hear them, as I have heard this statement a few times before
but it's a contradiction to the way I understand things to work.
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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