[aprssig] Tier 2 Routing Question - Fixed
Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
ldeffenb at homeside.to
Thu Oct 22 11:40:05 EDT 2009
It seems that the correction has been accomplished. At least, the
packets that I was looking for between aprs2 and the core are now being
seen at both. Thanks to whoever accomplished the fix! And especially
to all those maintaining the APRS-IS backbone, both core and tier2.
Those of us out at the client side couldn't do it without you!
Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ
Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:
> I'm glad to have it explained at least. I was thinking that possibly
> something had happened in my recent client upgrade that cause the
> packets to be non-routed through the -IS. I'll turn on my SEP field
> until the problem goes away.
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ
> SEP = Somebody Else's Problem
> From Douglas Adams book Life, the Universe and Everything:
> "An SEP is something we can't see, or don't see, or our brain doesn't
> let us see, because we think that it's somebody else's problem.... The
> brain just edits it out, it's like a blind spot. If you look at it
> directly you won't see it unless you know precisely what it is. Your
> only hope is to catch it by surprise out of the corner of your eye."
> Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists wrote:
>> You are correct. I am not an aprs2.net person but I am the author of
>> the software they use and I was informed by email early this morning
>> of the changes they implemented. They have implemented one feature
>> that is designed solely for core servers which is causing a portion
>> of their feeds are not being sent to the core servers. They have
>> been informed of this error and we should see it corrected today.
>> Their changes were implemented to improve APRS-IS performance. As
>> often happens, however, there was a misunderstanding of how certain
>> things work causing the error in configuration. I hope all are not
>> too inconvenienced by this temporary interruption in service.
>> Pete Loveall AE5PL
>> pete at ae5pl dot net
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Matti Aarnio
>>> Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2009 9:07 AM
>>> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 09:59:52AM -0400, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr)
>>>> Can someone explain some APRS-IS routing issues that I see going on
>>> as I
>>>> Is there something amiss in the routing of the -IS from tier 2 to the
>>>> core this morning?
>>> There was some radical APRS-IS Tier-2 netsplit at 03:00 UTC this
>>> About a third of global flow stopped flowing to aprs.fi.
>>> That split continues.
>>> Maybe the Aprs2.net people can explain it.
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