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Re: What's with all the long aspaths?

  • From: Mike Lewinski
  • Date: Wed Oct 22 23:10:17 2008

Jon Lewis wrote:
Yeah...prepending isn't a big deal...but when someone prepends their own AS 70+ times, I wonder WTF they're thinking.

I'm sure they get the attention of NOCs around the world as messages like this show up on consoles

Oct 22 04:34:05 MDT: %BGP-6-BIGCHUNK: Big chunk pool request (306) for aspath. Replenishing with malloc

This time I couldn't be bothered to dig too deeply into who was the cause.