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Re: More long AS-sets announced

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Tue Jun 21 12:56:15 2005

> Thank you.  You've provided a clean, concise counter to Lorenzo's 
> original claim that long AS sets won't trip on IOS bugs.

no problem.  you're quite welcome.

> This may be a well-run, very small experiment, but it's experimenting 
> with a space that's rarely explored and therefore less likely to have 
> encountered the same level of operational testing that horrifying 
> garbage leaks have tested.  As such, I'm frustrated that the testers 
> consider requests to provide more advance notice to be so "obtuse".

could you please give me the command to configure ios to not crash
if given advance notice?

> Why is this operational test supposed to be given freer reign on the 
> 'net than our own operations?  Alternatively, why can't the test be 
> conducted in a lab, with interested operators providing router 
> configurations and xOS versions to give the test bed the most realistic 
> sample of the 'net, without using the production 'net?

the first announcement of this experiment was months ago.