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RE: multi-homing fixes

  • From: Roeland Meyer
  • Date: Mon Aug 27 22:06:11 2001

|> From: Randy Bush [mailto:[email protected]]
|> Sent: Monday, August 27, 2001 4:58 PM
|> >>> The whole problem seems to me to be a lack of a 
|> micro-allocation policy,
|> >>> and an agreement from providers that they will not 
|> filter that space.
|> >> judicious use of this might be helpful.  the problem is 
|> the 'judge' in
|> >> judicious.
|> > indeed. but it would still disassociate the space conservation and
|> > table growth problems to some extent; the "judge" being the same
|> > as today.
|> ahhh, somebody understood the comment.
|> the problem is that there is no obvious detent on the knob.  
|> to start the
|> usual posturing and flamage, i propose min 2xDS3 multihomed.

I would sincerely like to know why not 2xDS1 multi-homed.
Most businesses can't cost-justify dual DS3's and many (UNited Airlines)
gate their entire company through a T1 (not counting the ecommerce stuff,
which is colo'd as it should be).