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

Paul A Vixie paul at vix.com
Wed Feb 19 06:47:42 UTC 1997

> Thats fair, I guess.  Perhaps some of those $100 in fees for unused
> domains could be used to buy more RAM for root server operators.

This has in fact been done.  NSI sent me a replacement for F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET:

MESSAGE                                 Alpha boot: available memory from 
                                         _0xe46000 to 0x1fffe000 
                                        Digital UNIX V4.0B  (Rev. 564); Mon 
                                         _Dec 23 14:52:07 PST 1996  
                                        physical memory = 512.00 megabytes. 
                                        available memory = 497.74 megabytes. 
                                        using 1958 buffers containing 15.29 
                                         _megabytes of memory 
                                        AlphaStation 255/300 system 
                                        DECchip 21071  

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