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Re: Rapidly-variable routing on the time scale of seconds to minutes?
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 10:08:39PM -0500, James wrote: > AFAIK, multiple routers showing up in a single-hop in traceroute response is > a sign of packet-by-packet load balancing, not flow based. Not necessarily, and in most cases probably not a fact. Don't forget that standard UNIX traceroute uses UDP where the destination port of the probes is increased for each subsequent probe. So per-flow balancing hashes taking L4 header information into account will see each traceroute probe as distinct "flow". Best regards, Daniel -- CLUE-RIPE -- Jabber: [email protected] -- [email protected] -- PGP: 0xA85C8AA0