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Re: That pesky AS path corruption bug...
Vijay Gill <[email protected]> wrote: > This is what BGP dampening is for. Dropping a few prefixes here and there > is a good way to make operational debugging of a network of any size, > hell. Dampening reduces negative effects, but there's still a potential for serious service disruption: processing a ton of new updates ties up CPU resources which in case of OFRV software can easily cause timer expiration on BGP sessions of peers border routers. > With a NOTIFY and a drop, there is a definite positive feedback that > something is majorly wrong and allows people to open top level cases with > vendors. I do not think that deliberately breaking things just to attract attention of the management is a good idea. If some vendor ignores bug reports, go to a different vendor :) --vadim