To overcome this effect an upper metric limit has to be defined.
The higher this limit is the longer a potential routing loop would last. On the other hand one has to allow for a metric which will enable IP routing in a "normal" network.
With RIP the upper limit was set to 15 hops, as explained in RFC 1038:
"The protocol is limited to networks whose longest path involves 15 hops. The designers believe that the basic protocol design is inappropriate for larger networks. Note that this statement of the limit assumes that a cost of 1 is used for each network. This is the way RIP is normally configured. If the system administrator chooses to use larger costs, the upper bound of 15 can easily become a problem."
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iPXE boot in ASR9K
This document applies to NCS5500 and ASR9000 routers and has been verified as such.
traditional ECMP or equal cost multipath loadbalances traffic over a number of available paths towards a destination. When one path fails, the traffic gets r...