So Philip Smith / Geoff Huston's CIDR report becomes worth a good hard look today

Jon Lewis jlewis at
Wed Aug 13 01:34:22 UTC 2014

On Tue, 12 Aug 2014, Matthew Petach wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 5:06 PM, McElearney, Kevin <
> Kevin_McElearney at> wrote:
>> 32566/
>> "According to NANOG, and complaints tracker DownDetector, many Internet
>> providers ÿÿ including Comcast, Level3, AT&T, Cogent, Sprint, Verizon, and
>> others ÿÿ have suffered from serious performance problems at various times
>> on Tuesday.ÿÿ
>> While we had a few multi-homed customers have problems with their routers,
>> we did not see anything in the core.  Is this just a ZDNET reporting error?
> Unless you guys are miraculously managing to terminate
> Nx100G bundles into 6509s with Sup2 or sup3s, I would
> be really, really surprised if this even made it on your
> radar.  Chalk it up to poorly-researched reporting.

There are/have been multiple fiber provider outages the past two days, but 
I suspect there's always a fiber cut / outage somewhere.

> And if you *are* handling Nx100G bundles on 6509s,
> please contact me off-list, I need to get the details on
> your source for magic router pixie dust.   ;)

Cisco white papers.  Where else?

  Jon Lewis, MCP :)           |  I route
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