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Re: MTU of the Internet?
Fletcher E Kittredge wrote: > > BBN Butterflys were one of the worst pieces of hardware ever built. > Pardon my ruffled feathers, but IMHO this is not so! The Butterfly was a fine example of a massively parallel computer. It was, unfortunately, seldom deployed with the full complement of 128 processors. The only problem with the architecture was the "flexible-bus" technology which made maintenance a bit unweildy. BTW - I believe that the C/30 probably has the best uptime record of any packet processor. Many are documented as up 100% for years. Anybody who has been online for more than 5 years probably had their packets passed by them. <off my soapbox and back into my cave> -- David J. Bowie GTE Internetworking Powered by BBN