Mae-East Reboot?

McElearney, Kevin KMcElearney at
Fri Oct 10 21:42:06 UTC 1997

We are also seeing several daily "batch" peer state flaps.  The WorldCom
NOC reports that @02:30 EDT  they will be replacing several switches.

Kevin McElearney

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Justin W. Newton [SMTP:justin at]
> Sent:	Wednesday, October 08, 1997 5:02 PM
> To:	J.D. Falk; Deepak Jain
> Cc:	nanog at
> Subject:	Re: Mae-East Reboot?
> At 09:43 PM 10/7/97 -0700, J.D. Falk wrote:
> >On Oct 7, Deepak Jain <deepak at> wrote: 
> >
> >> Was the Mae-East reboot scheduled or unscheduled?
> >
> >	MFS seems to think it was scheduled, but I don't know anybody
> >	besides them who had heard about it beforehand.
> What appears to be happening is that trunking between the switches
> appears
> to be intermittently failing (its the only explanation that I can come
> up
> with for suddenly losing all of the peers on one switch, and then
> getting
> them back a few moments later).  I haven't seen any new problems with
> it
> since about 9pm PST (or is it PDT now, I can never remember) last
> night.
> When the connections are up it appears that the trunking between
> several of
> the Gigaswitches is saturated and needs to be increased.  I am
> currently
> working on graphing packet loss and latency between my router and
> routers
> on other switches. (Yes, I know this isn't terribly precise, but its
> better
> than nothing).
> I wonder if the congestion between the AMES site and the MFS site for
> West will be cleared up any time soon.  (Kudos to the NASA folks for
> god
> responsiveness on this issue, actually, I'll trust that they will get
> something done).
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