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Re: searching for BGP table donors

  • From: David Meyer
  • Date: Sun Mar 05 17:32:57 2006

On Sun, Mar 05, 2006 at 09:38:02PM +0000, Edward B. DREGER wrote:
> Greetings all,
> The fuss over shim6, routing table size, and long-prefix PI space has 
> intrigued me.  I've started analyzing some [simulated] FIBs and believe 
> I may have found something interesting.  In the name of statistical 
> sampling, I'd like to analyze some other [simulated] FIBs from different 
> BGP views.
> Would anyone be interested in donating "show ip bgp" output?  I assume 
> most people are familiar with script(1), but will mention it here, in 
> passing, "just in case".  Compressed via bzip2 or rzip strongly 
> preferred; there's a reason I'm not keen to try this on public route 
> servers. ;-)
> Email is fine for up to a few megabytes.  If anyone feels like sending 
> output from so many routers that even a compressed tarball exceeds that, 
> ping me to set up an FTP drop.
> Network topology and size matter not.  "The more the merrier" when it 
> comes to data analysis. :-)

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