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Re: UUNet UK network melted

  • From: John Fraizer
  • Date: Thu Oct 05 11:52:18 2000

On Thu, 5 Oct 2000, Simon Lockhart wrote:

> Last night during their maintenance slot, UUNet UK renumbered from AS1849 
> to AS702. We came in this morning to find their network completely broken. 
> At 8am BST, their support line said that the work had over-run and would 
> be complete by 8:30am. Now, at 9:45am it's still completely down. (We've 
> shut down BGP with UUNet and are making the most of nicer connectivity 
> through our other transit providers)
> Expect loss of connectivity to some UK sites.

UUNet sales-critter: "Yes John... I know we charge over 80% more than
(insert nearly anyone)...  You're paying for reliability!"

ME: "Bwahahahahahahahah [click]"

John Fraizer
EnterZone, Inc