6.2 SHOWSTOPPER - em completely unusable on 6.2
javier at kjsl.com
Wed Sep 27 09:44:09 PDT 2006
On Sep 27, 2006, at 11:50 AM, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 09:56:22AM -0400, Mike Tancsa wrote:
>> If it up / downs the interface, it can be painful depending on your
>> setup. In one of the colos I dont have control over, the switch port
>> will block for 15 seconds for Spanning Tree when the interface
>> transitions like that. Even in cases where this does not happen, a
>> 1-2 second network outage can play havoc with some applications.
> Ouch! This is one of many reasons people don't use STP. (I did note
> the "colos I don't have control over" part -- frustrating eh?)
You could enable port fast and still have spanning tree in place.
What many reasons do you and others have to shun STP?
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