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From: Igor Miroshnik (IgorMRADLAN.CO.IL)
Date: Thu Feb 21 2002 - 10:50:11 CST
Since virtual links belong to the backbone, with such a link there will
always be a path between any two backbone interfaces via backbone links
only. Thus, even without RT6 - RT10 line, RT10 is no longer isolated,
provided the other routers are intact, and the virtual link is up.
On Thursday, February 21, Vijay Nath wrote:
> In 2328 Sec 3.4 last para :
>"Note that a failure of the line between Routers RT6 and RT10 will cause
the backbone to become disconnected. Configuring a virtual link between
Routers RT7 and RT10 will give the backbone more connectivity and more
resistance to such failures"
>I am wondering how a virtual link between routers RT7 and RT10 will give
the backbone more connectivity & more resistance??? (Ref fig 6 in the RFC)