Re: [Diffserv] parameters section missing from the Diffserv PIB

Yacine El Mghazli <yacine.el_mghazli@alcatel.fr> Fri, 13 September 2002 08:25 UTC

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Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 09:54:23 +0200
From: Yacine El Mghazli <yacine.el_mghazli@alcatel.fr>
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Subject: Re: [Diffserv] parameters section missing from the Diffserv PIB
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Kwok Ho Chan wrote:

> Yacine, Jussi:
> The Diffserv PIB already IMPORT Dscp and IfDirection from different 
> modules of
> the Diffserv MIB.  So I did not think there is any issue to also reused 
> the definitions



ok for reuse but here we're talking about OIDs...
my question is: what is the signification of MIB-specific OIDs within a 
PIB ?

in the previous versions of the PIB draft, these were identified by 
PRIDS, they pointed towards a PRC within the same PIB... how does it 
work now ?

thanks,
yacine


> for dsTBParamType and dsIfSchedulerCapsServiceDisc from the Diffserv MIB as
> advised during IESG review.
> 
> The Diffserv PIB's references to the Diffserv MIB are clearly specified as:
> 
>    dsIfSchedulerCapsServiceDisc OBJECT-TYPE
>        SYNTAX      AutonomousType
>        STATUS      current
>        DESCRIPTION
>          "The scheduling discipline for which the set of capabilities
>          specified in this object apply. Object identifiers for several
>          general purpose and well-known scheduling disciplines are
>          shared with and defined in the Diffserv MIB.
> 
>          These include diffServSchedulerPriority,
>          diffServSchedulerWRR, diffServSchedulerWFQ."
> 
> and
> 
>    dsTBParamType OBJECT-TYPE
>        SYNTAX       AutonomousType
>        STATUS       current
>        DESCRIPTION
>          "The Metering algorithm associated with the
>          Token-Bucket parameters.  zeroDotZero indicates this
>          is unknown.
>          Standard values for generic algorithms are as follows:
>          diffServTBParamSimpleTokenBucket, diffServTBParamAvgRate,
>          diffServTBParamSrTCMBlind, diffServTBParamSrTCMAware,
>          diffServTBParamTrTCMBlind, diffServTBParamTrTCMAware,
>          diffServTBParamTswTCM
> 
>          These are specified in the Diffserv MIB."
> 
> respectively.
> 
> I believe the above text is clear.
> Please advise if improvement can be made.
> Thanks!
> -- Kwok --
> 
> 
> At 09:31 AM 9/12/02 +0200, Yacine El Mghazli wrote:
> 
>> I was wondering about this point:
>>
>> how are the OIDs identified in the MIB senseful within the PIB ?
>>
>> my understanding is that the PIB is an AUTONOMOUS named data 
>> structure... in this context, what is the meaning of an OID 
>> referencing nothing in the PIB itself ?
>>
>> thank you for your explanations,
>> yacine
>>
>>
>>
>> Wijnen, Bert (Bert) wrote:
>>
>>> I think they are the parameters that have been sepcified and 
>>> identified in the diffserv MIB (RFC3289)
>>> Thanks,
>>> Bert
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Lemponen Jussi [mailto:juzi@cs.tut.fi]
>>>> Sent: woensdag 11 september 2002 23:02
>>>> To: diffserv@ietf.org
>>>> Subject: [Diffserv] parameters section missing from the Diffserv PIB
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Reading through draft-ietf-diffserv-pib-09.txt, I noticed that
>>>> the parameters section in the PIB itself is missing. The descriptions
>>>> for attributes dsTBParamType and dsIfSchedulerCapsServiceDisc do still
>>>> imply that some parameter definitions should be there.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Jussi Lemponen
>>>> Tampere University of Technology
>>>> Institute of Communications Engineering
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