ECMP/multipath support

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Mon Oct 4 18:28:17 CEST 2010

On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 04:55:12PM +0100, Andrew Lemin wrote:
> As long as multipath is implemented in the RIP protocol too, then go
> for the first method as it is the proper place for it. We NEED ECMP in
> RIP though. Please.. :)
> The point I was trying to make is by adding the functionality to the
> kernel protocol you only have to update one segment of code instead of
> having to update all the protocols.

But that would work only for RIP (and partially for BGP). You cannot use
the same trick (have one protocol per iface) in OSPF, because the
protocols would have separate LSA databases and the link-state graph
would be broken.

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at
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