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Re: Extending shim6 to use multiple locator pairs simultaneously
On 3/23/06, Erik Nordmark <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> email@example.com wrote:
> > Eric,
> > For SCTP + SHIM (which Marcelo & I had a hallway chat about - and maybe
> > should write-up), there could be confusion about what the 'path' is
> > when combined. I think the SHIM API should have a mechanism to signal
> > up to the transport layer that the SHIM layer has re-homed so that the
> > transport layer could decide what should be done - if it thinks
> > slow-start
> > should be run, etc.
> I don't understand how your comment relates to Scott's idea to run
> multiple paths in parallel. You seem to be talking about shim and sctp
> interaction, which wasn't what I and Scott was discussing.
> If you are talking about how SCTP and SHIM6 would interact, I think we
> want to start from the point of SCTP setting the DONTSHIM option, so
> that the shim and sctp aren't used for the same communication.
I agree with this. we discussed this briefly when we were
having the shim6 + mip6 discussion. you would be better
off turning shim6 off when you use SCTP.