AS path question.

Scott Weeks surfer at
Fri Nov 12 12:00:55 CST 2010

--- jlewis at wrote:
From: Jon Lewis <jlewis at>
On Wed, 10 Nov 2010, Scott Weeks wrote:

> Why did that make you feel safe?  Other than a bug, and ignorance of 
> BGP, what is unsafe about a lotta prepends?

Ignorance of BGP?  There's a known cisco bug that causes BGP session 

I meant ignorance of BGP in that 50, 75 or 100 prepends will basically make no difference in your paths.  So, other than for fun and testing why prepend that much?


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