Oregon storms affect trans-pacific traffic

Steven Haigh netwiz at crc.id.au
Tue Dec 4 22:33:13 UTC 2007

On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 01:51:13PM -0500, Sean Donelan wrote:
> http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,22869272-15306,00.html
> Southern Cross Cable operations vice president, Dean Veverka, has confirmed 
> that hurricane-strength storms and flooding have wiped out the carrier's 
> Oregon cable route and halved its bandwidth between Australian and the US. 
> Southern Cross's customers in Australia include iiNet, Internode and AAPT.

This has hit us too. It's a major PITA and seems to have been handled pretty
badly by at least one T1 carrier. We've seen much of the net unreachable
due to flapping BGP sessions causing route dampening on a lot of address
space in Australia. Hopefully it'll be repaired soon!

Steven Haigh

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