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Re: I think I jinxed Sprint

  • From: Nathan Stratton
  • Date: Fri Nov 24 19:09:19 2000

On 24 Nov 2000, Sean Donelan wrote:

> Last week I gave Sprint some complements on their success avoiding
> customer service affecting fiber cuts.
> Unfortunately, Murphy took it as a challange.  First, Sprint lost an
> STP power supply which blocked SS7 service in Sprint's southeastern
> network for 2 hours and 52 minutes.  Then on Tuesday, Murphy killed
> a disk drive on Sprint's SCP, blocking Sprint's nationwide network
> for 4 minutes until it could be taken out of service.

STP are deploied in mated pairs, did they say why the other side did not
function correctly.

Nathan Stratton				CTO, Exario Networks, Inc.
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