In article <20030919233730.75969de6.davem@xxxxxxxxxx>,
David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
| On Fri, 19 Sep 2003 14:48:37 -0700
| Kristen Carlson <kristenc@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
| > I was looking through some very old mail list discussions (1996!) on this
| > topic, and the feeling then was that the code was optimal for < 60,000
| > Given that much has happened since then, is it still a fair assumption to
| > that the linux routing algorithm is optimized for < 60,000 routes, but a
| > more BSD-like algorithm works better for > 60,000 routes?
| That's not true at all, the current code can handle many more than
| 60,000 routes.
I don't think "optimized for" meant it wouldn't handle more, just that
performance would degrade.
bill davidsen <davidsen@xxxxxxx>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.