On Mon, 25 Jun 2007, Thomas Bridge wrote:
> Not to mention the fact that in an MPLS core - the ICMP TTL expired
> packet often has to continue down the LSP to reach the remote end
> point before being sent back over the return LSP, mean that the
> "latency" value for all the MPLS hops tends to be pretty identical.
> Bonus geek points for anyone who can tell me why this doesn't apply to
> the second last router in the LSP.
Cause MPLS has some kind of hack whereby the second last can pop the
label on behalf of the last. Does that always apply though (if it
does not, as I suspect you meant "need not apply").
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