Severe Response Degradation

Roeland M.J. Meyer rmeyer at
Wed Apr 28 16:43:57 UTC 1999

I have tried it, and forgotten about it, should have mentioned it. This works. The problem is that you need a node to traceroute to first. But y'all already have that <grin>.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog at [mailto:owner-nanog at]On Behalf Of
> Derek Balling
> Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 1999 6:18 AM
> To: Derrick Bennett; 'nanog at'
> Subject: RE: Severe Response Degradation 
> >This is what we are currently seeing. Unfortunately @Home does not do
> >reverse dns for their routers so I am going by their helpdesk's 
> descriptions
> >of locations. I do know that the router is in SF but could not 
> get an exact
> >location due to @home claiming it to be a sprint issue. This also brings
> >back the conversation of RFC1918 addressing and the problems it can cause
> >when troubleshooting response issues.
> I haven't actually tried this, but I have been told that if you actually 
> use @Home's DNS servers and query the RFC1918 addresses for the 
> routers, it 
> will give you back "intelligent" names.
> All well and good for average-joe-weenie- at Home-user, but not very 
> good for 
> those of us not slaved to their DNS. :)
> D

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