Question on Loosely Synchronized Router Clocks

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Tue Sep 18 17:51:55 UTC 2007

On Tue, 18 Sep 2007 09:27:32 PDT, Bora Akyol said:
> It is not dependent on time. You'd like a protocol to be self sufficient if
> at all possible.
> Moving the vulnerability of one protocol to another is not highly desirable
> in general.

The interesting failure mode is, of course, what happens when you're not
in time sync, so the routing protocol falls over - and due to the lack of
routing table entries, you become unable to reach your timesource.
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