[nsp] using /31s
tomas at tronet.com
Tue Feb 10 11:57:11 EST 2004
> The problem w/
> 'ip unnumbered'
> Is that you now depend on another interface being up.
> Granted the other
> interface is usually a ethernet interface which is pretty
> reliable, you
> open yourself up to one more point of failure.
one usually wants a _stable_, link-independent ip on a box - so it's not
needed to try all possible ip's just to reach the box in case some
so one usually has a loopback interface which doesn't use to go down...
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