OOB core router connectivity wish list

Jamie Bowden jamie at photon.com
Mon Jan 14 12:49:53 UTC 2013


> From: Mikael Abrahamsson [mailto:swmike at swm.pp.se]
> On Sat, 12 Jan 2013, Matthew Petach wrote:
> 
> > Thank goodness ethernet never has problems with negotiation going
> awry,
> > and coming up with mismatched duplexes, and vendors never had to
> > implement "no negotiation-auto" in their configs because you couldn't
> > count on everyone's implementations working together just absolutely
> > perfectly the first time on bootup.  Yes, it sure is a good thing
> > ethernet never has issues like that which would cripple your ability
> to
> > get a box up and running at 2am.
> 
> Has this happened to you with equipment designed and manufactured the
> past
> 5 years?

This happened to me just last month.

Jamie



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