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

Greg Whynott Greg.Whynott at oicr.on.ca
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?

-g


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 gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 11:26 PM, Kevin Oberman <oberman at es.net> 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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