Re: [Tsv-art] [Last-Call] Tsvart last call review of draft-ietf-v6ops-ipv6-ehs-packet-drops-05

Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com> Sat, 20 February 2021 05:09 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Tsv-art] [Last-Call] Tsvart last call review of draft-ietf-v6ops-ipv6-ehs-packet-drops-05
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Hi, Brian,

On 19/2/21 17:14, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
> Hi Fernando,
> 
> I slightly prefer this alternative:
> 
>> or add this:
>>
>>     [RFC7098] discusses how the IPv6 FLow Label can used to enhance layer
>>      3/4 (L3/4) load distribution and balancing for large server farms.
>>
>> right after:
>>      Thus, ECMP and Hash-based Load-
>>      Sharing should be possible without the need to process the entire
>>      IPv6 header chain to obtain upper-layer information to identify
>>      flows.


Fair enough. Will apply this one (i.e., expect it in -06).


[...]
>>
>>
>> plus adding it ALONG WITH RFC6438 here:
>>
>>      making Flow Label-based ECMP
>>      and Hash-based Load-Sharing [RFC6438] feasible.

Apologies for the caps-lock :-) Didn't see it!

Thanks,
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