[quagga-dev 4368] Re: multipath policy support for quagga
Andrew J. Schorr
aschorr at telemetry-investments.com
Wed Sep 20 13:26:24 BST 2006
On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 12:13:30AM +0200, Piotr Chytla wrote:
> In last few days or maybe more ;) I've been working on multipath routing ,
> enable-multipath for quagga works great , routes inserted for ex. by ospf
> to routing table have 2 or more nexthops , but problem is that
> packet distribiution is based on route cache. Route cache can't balance traffic
> between two or more connections (I've 2 machines connected with 2 ethernet connections,
> with ospf between them) , when route is cached , all
> flows will goes only via one connection.
> I've write patch for quagga 0.99.4 (It will also fit to cvs), that
> implement selection of multipath policy(multipath policy is in linux
> kernel from 2.6.12) .
This sounds interesting, but I have a preliminary stupid question:
where is this linux multipath policy feature documented?
I couldn't find it with google...
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