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From: Swati Rastogi (swatirstogiYAHOO.COM)
Date: Thu Sep 13 2001 - 05:47:38 CDT
This seems to suggest that its then wrongly stated in the RFC.
The RFC should explicitly say that the DR needs to send an ACK back and not
This portion of the RFC is then rather ambiguous.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex Zinin" <azininNEXSI.COM>
Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2001 6:24 AM
Subject: Re: Flooding question
> R1 does not have to flood the LSA back, instead
> it is correct to send an Ack back to R2.
> Alex Zinin
> Tuesday, September 04, 2001, 11:49:48 AM, Sam Smith wrote:
> > Consider the newtork as shown below:
> > R1-----------R2
> > R1 and R2 are the only routers connected on the broadcast Network N1.
> > R1 is a DR and R2 is a DROther on N1. When R2 sends an LS update, is R1
> > supposed to flood it back out the same interface? In RFC1328, Section
> > 5-b(Pg 144) seemed to suggest this and also mentions section 13.3 for
> > flooding. If I apply 13.3 "Next step in the flooding procedure", this LS
> > update would not be flooded back(Skip the neighbor where you received it
> > from). What should be the correct behavior and how?
> > -Sam
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