[quagga-dev 6410] Re: Zebra and Multipath (Load-balancing)

Jeremy Jackson jerj at coplanar.net
Thu Feb 5 18:15:44 GMT 2009


On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 18:03 +0100, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> Suresh Bhogavilli <sbhogavilli at verisign.com> wrote on 05/02/2009 17:33:05:

> > 
> > In general, there is a difference between multiple routes to a
> > destination and a multipath route to that destination. The rib and
> > nexthop structure definitions support multipath routes.  I see there is
> > a rib_add_ipv4_multipath().  I'll see what it takes to use it.
> 
> hmm, what is the difference between multiple routes to a
> destination and a multipath route to that destination?

I think with multiple routes to a destination in RIB, only one is
selected and put into FIB.  With multipath, more than one is put into
FIB.
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