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Art and Tech is madness
- Subject: Art and Tech is madness
- From: hank at efes.iucc.ac.il (Hank Nussbacher)
- Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2019 16:08:46 +0300
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On 05/09/2019 08:09, Kasper Adel wrote:
No.Â This is art & tech from 12 years ago:
> In SPRING a time when segment and routing had no mismatch, a time when
> isis and ospf ate a forbidden encap, all they had to do was forward
> bgp like its hot, but crazy flapping doesnt leave any real LDP without
> some real FSM check, My dynamic unnumbered neighbor.
> Suddenly, Out of order, an AS is overridden, we see frames dropping,
> we sniff a bit and it turns out, sfps are burning, we are in a place
> right now where ping and pong are jittery, their latency is tested,
> they cant strengthen their icmp bond with a warm bfd message, how can
> they keep everyone in ACK, safe from teardown and dampening, with this
> kind of ixp relationship??! but oh admin, we know forwarding works in
> its own mysterious ways. We are left with two non rfc compliant
> scavengers, bastard 802.1ah fools in a leaky yet shaped, buffer
> display of some runts and nimbles, and a giant too.
> They start their life of a packet, leaving one interface to a
> neighbor, from an adjacency to a peer, an endless loop, its a prefix
> hijack, but as they move from one stack to another, finding their way
> through a tunnel of memory failures and RMAs, one hell of an LSP ride,
> through firewall horrors and MTU mismatches, leaving behind, a sea of
> syslog messages and snmp alarms. Anyway, Their ttl expired and one
> funny access list abruptly denies them life, sending them to Null0,
> where they can be peacefully discarded.
> Thats what tech does to yeh
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