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Re: initial issues
I believe he means they only send traffic down a certain path (presumedly
using some specific set of source addresses). I'm not sure exactly why
this would need special treatment. Some clarification would be welcome.
On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 04:39:34PM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> >> goals of multihoming
> >> - cope with L2 failures
> >> - cope with upstream ISP failures
> >> - load balancing, try to fill up two pipes we have toward upstream
> >> this needs more routing tricks.
> >> - whatever you name it (but shouldn't dream too much, we need a workable
> >> operational solution not a 20-year-to-deploy new protocol)
> >What about QoS balancing?
> >Consider a site with one cheap but narrow bandwidth upstream and a second
> >expensive but wide bandwidth upstream. To save money such a site would want
> >to use the wide one only if needed, e.g. videoconferencing and such, and the
> >cheaper one for everything else. I'm not sure if this is covered by 'load
> Do you mean looking up routing table based on TOS/traffic class field?
> I guess that was, in my mind, part of "more routing tricks" when I
> wrote the above text:-)