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RE: qwest/JFK meltdown

  • From: Daniel L. Golding
  • Date: Mon Oct 02 14:13:33 2000

That's quite a trick - a problem with VIP2/50's, 12 port DS3 cards and
GigE. VIP2/50s live on 7500s, while 12 port DS3's live on 12000GSRs. GigE
can work (kind of, sort of) on 7500s, but it's on a standalone blade, not
a VIP (it's a GEIP, actually). 

- Dan Golding

On Mon, 2 Oct 2000, Dave Cahill wrote:

> I have just talked to someone senior at Qwest regarding the problem at their
> JFK router and according to him the problem is Cisco related.  They have a
> couple of cases open with Cisco right now and have already swapped out some
> of the line cards.
> He stated his team has identified a trend of hardware problems with the VIP
> 250, 12 port DS3 cards and GigE.  He wasn't very happy but they are working
> on it.
> It appears they are having a lot of stability problems with Cisco but it
> still remains to be seen how quickly they fix this problem.  The Qwest
> ticket number for JFK router is # 79806 and they have also opened a ticket
> to monitor the JFK router # 79972 for anyone interested in calling Qwest for
> additional information.
> David Cahill
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]
> Sent: Monday, October 02, 2000 8:34 AM
> To: [email protected]
> Cc: [email protected]
> Subject: qwest/JFK meltdown
> I've heard that qwest is having an edge router problem at JFK.
> Its affecting my network connectivity which is how I learned of it.
> I don't have an estimated repair time.
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