> Today’s DR or DIS election is local to a special interface/network such as a > broadcast interface. Leader election in a network is global. Every node in > the network depends on it (its flooding topology). These two seems different.
Hmm…. Ethernet is not ‘special’. Pretty much all that we have today. :-) If DR/DIS election fails, then there’s likely to be a failure in flooding. Anything transiting that network is likely to be mis-routed. Seems not very different to me. The phone will ring regardless. Tony
_______________________________________________ Lsr mailing list Lsr@ietf.org https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/lsr