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RE: UUNet?

  • From: Andrew Lee
  • Date: Wed May 24 15:08:04 2000

What, you think its a coincidence that Tuesday morning there was a thread
started titled 'That pesky AS path corruption bug'?

;)
> 
> 
> At 5/24/00 -0400, you wrote:
> 
> >On Wed, 24 May 2000, Jeff Wheat wrote:
> >
> > > Does anyone know what happened on Monday? Seems like it 
> has been hushed
> > > up as I can find no information about
> > > it anywhere. Contacting UUNet results in them telling us 
> that their
> > > legal department is working on a press release...
> >
> >i just called UUnet, and basically asked nicely "what happened on
> >monday, around 5pm...?"
> >
> >the support person looked at the logs for my links, and said 
> that they
> >appeared stable at that point.  i pressed a little more "don't you
> >have any network status reports for monday?  did someone trip over a
> >switch or something?"
> >
> >he said, "oh yah monday!  someone nuked some routing tables, that's
> >right...like 50,000 customers were out, our call queue was crazy!"
> >
> >the "phone-sex-voice" will get answers out of anybody. ;)
> >
> >deeann m.m. mikula
> 
> 
> When I called, they first said that there was a BGP peering 
> problem, and 
> the answers got more vague from then on.  I didn't try the 
> phone-sex-voice 
> though.  Maybe I'll do that today!!
> 





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