Re: Chassis MIB comments

Manu Kaycee <kaycee@andr.ub.com> Fri, 11 June 1993 13:50 UTC

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From: Manu Kaycee <kaycee@andr.ub.com>
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To: chassismib@cs.utk.edu, chris@andr.ub.com
Subject: Re: Chassis MIB comments
Cc: kaycee@andr.ub.com

I'll keep this short for now (more to follow later).

Chris brings up good points, that need to be addressed.  For example, the
many-to-many mapping.  I had raised the same issue, a while back, and the
answer given was completely unsatisfactory.

If I have a bridge and a router realized on the same module (it may even be
modeled as a router per protocol), I would want to be able to manage them
separately.  I really don't want to clump them into a single "brouter",
which defeats the purpose.

In my opinion, many-to-many is the way to go.

Also, an editorial comment: on previous occasions, while discussing these and
similar issues, we were hit with masterful prose, that ran on page
after page.  In order not to confuse these important issues, let me suggest
that we keep our discussions focussed.


mjk