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

Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo carlosm3011 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 15:44:06 CDT 2010


Not only token ring. I know of some coaxial ethernets that were running as
late as 2007.

Some ATM machines still use X.25. And I know of at least one operational
CNLP network (not a commercial one though)

cheers!

Carlos

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 11:21 AM, Greg Whynott <Greg.Whynott at oicr.on.ca>wrote:

> 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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