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RE: Addressing versus Routing (Was: Deploying IPv6 in a datacenter)

  • From: Hannigan, Martin
  • Date: Wed Dec 21 18:12:38 2005

> On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 04:43:58PM -0600, 
> [email protected] wrote:
> > > Really? Where are the limits of BGP? Can you show me any numbers?
> > > You'd be the first. I'm not aware of any protocol inherent scaling
> > > brickwalls like with other protocols where certain timing 
> constraints
> > > place limits (or thinking of L1 systems, you remember CSMA/CD?).
> > 
> > Last time I checked, Ethernet is still CSMA/CD.
> Correct. And there you have minimum frame spacing requirements (IFG)
> and (e.g. with 10Base2 networks) minimum distance between stations
> attached to the bus to allow CSMA/CD work correctly.

Interframe gap has no dependancy on station vector. The dependancy
for CSMA/CD was bits on the wire and the alogorithm backed off until
it was free to transmit. 

Are you talking about something else?