New Peering Point - Atlanta Internet eXchange (AIX)

Howard C. Berkowitz hcb at
Fri Feb 14 00:30:38 UTC 1997

At 9:04 PM -0500 2/11/97, Nathan Stratton wrote:
>On Tue, 11 Feb 1997, Dorn Hetzel wrote:
>> The main idea is that this is a place to exchange traffic, not make
>> another huge circle of routers (if we can avoid it).  Bay has been
>> kind enough to sponsor this exchange with switches and routers that
>> can be shared in a number of ways, removing the need for many participants
>> to bring their own router.  This will also result in VERY low cost of
>> connection.
>But the big question is, is it protected from a airplane crashing into it?

Isn't there an option for the single-mode OC-3 card, where you turn the
level WAY up and let the router defend itself?

Whole new meaning to collision avoidance algorithms.


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