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Re: "routing table slots" and the real problem

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Sun Mar 02 14:05:58 1997

At 01:33 PM 3/2/97 -0500, Scott Bradner wrote:

>
>Mike says
>--
>The REAL problem is the growing complexity of the ROUTING COMPUTATION,
>not the size of the resulting forwarding table.  even if routers
>had infinite memory, we would still be crushed by the routing
>computation if allowed to grow unchecked.
>--
>
>and the frequency at which the computation must be done
>
>Scott
>

Ah, yes. Absolutely.

- paul

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