MAE-East Down better than up?

Alec H. Peterson ahp at
Sat Oct 11 15:19:49 UTC 1997

On Sat, Oct 11, 1997 at 03:51:51PM +0100, Alex Bligh wrote:
> I'm sitting here with most of my MAE-East peers down, expecting chaos
> and packet loss everywhere. However, generally speaking the world seems
> to be performing far better than with it up. I can reach Microsoft with
> no packet loss. When MAE-East was up, record was 75% packet loss ("that's
> normal" was the response). I'd figured all the other IXPs would be
> congestion hell. Not from here.
> Is it just me, or is there a moral here ...

Well, it _is_ Saturday morning, which is typically a very light time
of day traffic-wise.


|Alec Peterson - ahp at    | Erols Internet Services, INC.        |
|Network Engineer                    | Springfield, VA.                     |

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