[rbridge] Two "shared VLAN" alternative proposals
anoop at brocade.com
Tue Apr 24 18:14:18 PDT 2007
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> From: rbridge-bounces at postel.org
> [mailto:rbridge-bounces at postel.org] On Behalf Of J. R. Rivers
> Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2007 3:47 PM
> To: Caitlin Bestler; Silvano Gai; Eric Gray (LO/EUS); Radia
> Perlman; rbridge at postel.org
> Subject: Re: [rbridge] Two "shared VLAN" alternative proposals
> I would have thought that RBridges are "better bridges"
> because they allow multi-pathing at layer 2 creating
> significantly more available bandwidth and with a deployment
> cost/complexity relatively close to
> 802.1 bridges.
Is TRILL going to solve the multipathing problem?
However, support for multi-pathing is potentially problematic and is
assumed - in this document - to be a non-goal. Multi-path forwarding
has the potential to confound the bridge learning process.
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