Token ring? topic hijack: was Re: Mystery open source switching

Greg Whynott Greg.Whynott at
Mon Nov 1 10:21:00 CDT 2010

off topic…

you recently converted from token ring to ethernet?   i had no idea there was still token ring networks out there,  or am i living in a bubble?


On Oct 31, 2010, at 9:07 PM, Paul WALL wrote:

> I don't know what the big deal is.  I've rolled at least 20 of these
> switches into my network, and not only are they more stable than the
> Centillion switches that they replaced, they only cost half as much.
> Most of the money I dropped was on converting my stations from token
> ring to ethernet.
> On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 6:59 PM, bas <kilobit at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 11:26 PM, Kevin Oberman <oberman at> wrote:
>>> I might also mention that I received private SPAM from a name we all
>>> know and loath. (Hint: He's been banned from NANOG for VERY good
>>> reason and his name is of French derivation.) I just added a filter to
>>> block any mail mentioning pica8 and will see no more of this thread or
>>> their spam.
>> Same here.
>> He harvests email addresses from peeringdb. (I have slight typo's in
>> my peeringdb record to recognize harvested spams.)
>> Bas


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