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Re: how to waste fiber (was:OT:MarketSpeak)

  • From: Jared Mauch
  • Date: Wed Oct 13 14:37:24 1999

	If you send keepalives every 40 seconds, you will not lose the
interface for a 50ms drop.

	You will incur errors, but you will continue to forward packets.

	A few will be lost, many will survive.

On Wed, Oct 13, 1999 at 12:00:01PM -0500, Jeremy Porter wrote:
> It shouldn't if you router is configured to not toggle the interface down
> or you are using the loop-back as update source thing.  I don't know for
> sure if 50ms is enough to cause the interface to detect it being down or
> not.  I suspect it depends a lot on the interface.
> In message <[email protected]>, Randy Bush writes:
> >> 50ms is fast?  You'd drop sevral packets I'd guess.
> >
> >easily survivable.  but will bgp flap?
> >
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