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Dampening considered harmful? (Was: Re: verizon.net and other email grief)
On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 01:43:25PM -0800, Bill Woodcock wrote: > > > If both anycast routes converges to the same broken pod somehow(damping?). > > And troublshooting that when it only happens in ASXXXX sounds like it > > would be a bit more difficult. > > That's not an anycast problem, that's just a misconfiguration. i've been wondering, since most people aren't using a 25xx class router for bgp anymore, and the forwarding planes are able to cope more when 'bad things(tm)' happen, what the value of dampening is these days. ie: does dampening cause more problems than it tries to solve/avoid these days. - jared -- Jared Mauch | pgp key available via finger from [email protected] clue++; | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/ My statements are only mine.