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Re: Optical Crossconnects and IP
- From: Danny McPherson
- Date: Sun May 14 17:53:31 2000
> I found this sentence to be quite instructive.
> In connection with link failures, we note that one could
> pre-compute a good weight setting for each possible link
> failure and have them ready for loading when needed.
> That has some interesting operational issues, one would think, especially
> in large networks that are dense partial meshes, with associated link
> failure scenarios.
Indeed. Especially considering the potential introduction of transient
fowarding loops when attempting to utilize pre-computed backup "links"
in a vanilla DA-based packet-switched network.