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SubjectRe: why would you want /proc/sys/net/ipv4/route/min_delay to not be zero?
On Wed, Oct 18, 2000, Andi Kleen <> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 03:35:46PM -0400, Christopher Friesen wrote:
> > Now what I'm trying to figure out is why anyone would want this value to
> > NOT be set to zero. When would you not want route flushes and route
> > changes to take immediate effect?
> Mostly to avoid total breakdown of a BGP4 router when routes are flapping.

Isn't that what route dampening is for? The routing daemon would handle
this situation to avoid the total breakdown.


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