[Xorp-hackers] [Xorp-cvs] XORP cvs commit: xorp/ospf

Atanu Ghosh atanu at ICSI.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Feb 22 02:32:45 PST 2007


>>>>> "Hasso" == Hasso Tepper <hasso at linux.ee> writes:

    Hasso> Kristian Larsson wrote:
    >> What is the range of interface IDs?  65k? 4m?  Isn't it better to
    >> start at the top and descend when allocating IDs for these pseudo
    >> interfaces?  We have routers with more than 1000 interfaces...

    Hasso> Me too. Btw, is "interface ID" something XORP
    Hasso> assigns/maintains or is it ifinde, or ... ?

The real interface index comes from the kernel, we are discussing a
pseudo index that is generated for virtual links (that shouldn't clash
with a real interface index).

       Atanu.



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