What's with all the long aspaths?

Mike Lewinski mike at rockynet.com
Wed Oct 22 22:09:37 CDT 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.




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