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Re: BGP and memory size
From: Hank Nussbacher <hank () ibm net il>
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 1997 07:58:29 +0200 (IST)

On Wed, 1 Jan 1997, Robert Craig wrote:
In the future to avoid misunderstandings, suggest that closed or junked
problems contain a fuller explanation as you stated below.

I hope the smiley face was omitted accidentally!

The bug report was junked (by the way, we don't junk legitimate
bug reports) because the router in question was a 7200 with 32M
of memory taking full routing from several peers.  It simply
didn't haveenough memory.  There was no evidence of a memory leak.
Needless to say, if there had been a leak, it would have
had high priority.

The gent who opened the bug report in the first place was 
"unfamiliar" with the environment. :-)

Robert.

HankNussbacher wrote:

Perhaps Cisco is just trying to force us to buy more memory:

ID: 79764
Feature-set: bgp
      Title: Memory Leak in BGP Router process
   Reported: 11.1(7) 11.2(2)
      State: J

  There appears to be a Memory Leak in BGP Router Process.

Notice the State.  It is J - which stands for Junked - which means they
will not fix this since it isn't viewed as an important problem.

Hank


Hank Nussbacher


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