[quagga-dev 8836] Re: New feature idea- "LAN Sensing"- provide a useable route to a broken LAN

Denis Ovsienko infrastation at yandex.ru
Tue Sep 13 08:26:18 BST 2011


> Thanks for your reply Denis.
> Why not make it a configurable feature in Quagga, rather than have to deal with maintaining yet another cron job?

Because cron job is cheaper and you know the specifics of your topology. Besides that, there is nobody to design and properly implement this feature, if I take it right.

> Quagga (at least with ospfd) would already know about the presence of the OSPF speaker on the LAN, and it could also deal with appropriately influencing the kernel's routing table.

 Denis Ovsienko

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