RINA - scott whaps at the nanog hornets nest :-)

Jack Bates jbates at brightok.net
Sat Nov 6 17:05:00 CDT 2010


On 11/6/2010 4:52 PM, George Bonser wrote:
>
> That is also somewhat mitigated in that it operates in two modes.  The
> first mode is what I would call "passive" mode and only comes into play
> once a black hole is detected.  It does not change the operation of TCP
> until a packet disappears.  The second method is the "active" mode where
> it actively probes with increasing packet sizes until it hits a black
> hole or gets an ICMP response.
>
>
While it reads well, what implementations are actually in use? As with 
most protocols, it is useless if it doesn't have a high penetration.

Jack




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