[quagga-dev 7728] Re: ospfd: network LSA origination/refresh cleanups and optimisations

paul at jakma.org paul at jakma.org
Mon Feb 1 17:18:41 GMT 2010

On Mon, 1 Feb 2010, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:

> Just FYI, I recall that there may be something similar for the 
> router LSA. It *seemed* that after a reboot one can receive your 
> own router LSA before you have generated your first router LSA 
> after the reboot. In this case one does not remember the seq. num 
> for the incoming router LSA so the first router LSA will start with 
> initial seq. number. See ospf_process_self_originated_lsa() for 
> details.

It shouldn't matter really. Your neighbour should tell you "Nope I've 
got something newer" and the local router should re-originate with a 
higher seqnum.

Router LSAs don't flap often however. Network LSAs can, and this 
patch should help avoid a few rounds of messages.

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