TransAtlantic Cable Break

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Fri Jun 22 14:59:42 UTC 2007

On Fri, 22 Jun 2007 10:43:46 EDT, Jim Popovitch said:
> On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 10:27 -0400, Roderick S. Beck wrote:
> > So none of the customers on that well known system have any ring
> > protection at this point nor will they during the next two weeks.

> Isn't that the way a ring works?  Sounds like everything is working
> as designed.

Right.  When one side got chomped by a turbo-shark or whatever got it,
the other side took over.  And until they fix the first side, any failure
on the other side will mean it will fail over to the *other* other side.

Oh, there *is* no "*other* other side"?  That must be what Roderick meant.. ;)

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