Just got on this thing (perhaps very belatedly) - root server trouble?

Tim Salo salo at msc.edu
Tue Feb 18 22:19:47 UTC 1997

From: Karl Denninger  <karl at Mcs.Net>
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 1997 15:29:33 -0600 (CST)
> About 30% of the nameservers which supposedly 
> are authoritative for .COM domains are either:
> 	1)	Non-existant (they don't resolve to an IP address)
> 	2)	Unreachable
> or	3)	Don't know what "." is (!) 

This might say more about the status of Internet reachability at a 
particular point time and/or from a particular place in the Internet.

This exercise doesn't seem like particularly good science...


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