Token ring? topic hijack: was Re: Mystery open source switching
Adcock, Matt [HISNA]
MAdcock at hisna.com
Wed Nov 3 09:08:39 CDT 2010
To my knowledge Simplex Grinnell fire detection systems currently use token ring.
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From: Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo [mailto:carlosm3011 at gmail.com]
Sent: Tue 11/2/2010 3:44 PM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Token ring? topic hijack: was Re: Mystery open source switching
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)
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?
> 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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