[c-nsp] Cat6500 modular IOS - direction?

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Sat Aug 28 13:27:00 EDT 2010

On 08/28/2010 05:50 PM, Gert Doering wrote:

> *Useful* modularity would have been "oh, security bug in BGP?  patch
> bgpd, restart bgpd, go ahead".  This is what we have been waiting for.

Hell, I'd settle for memory protection. I've lost count of the number of 
memory corruption IOS bugs where corruption in (say) the HSRP process 
shows up with a traceback in (say) ARP.

The next obvious step would be to restart the corrupted process using 
the SSO infrastructure.

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