Famous operational issues
bzs at theworld.com
bzs at theworld.com
Fri Feb 19 05:27:04 UTC 2021
One day I got called into the office supplies area because there was a
smell of something burning. Uh-oh.
To make a long story short there was a stainless steel bowl which was
focusing the sun from a window such that it was igniting a cardboard
Talk about SMH and random bad luck which could have been a lot worse,
nothing really happened other than some smoke and char.
On February 18, 2021 at 01:07 eric.kuhnke at gmail.com (Eric Kuhnke) wrote:
> On that note, I'd be very interested in hearing stories of actual incidents
> that are the cause of why cardboard boxes are banned in many facilities, due to
> loose particulate matter getting into the air and setting off very sensitive
> fire detection systems.
> Or maybe it's more mundane and 99% of the reason is people unpack stuff and
> don't always clean up properly after themselves.
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2021, 6:21 PM Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> Stolen isn’t nearly as exciting as what happens when your (used) 6509
> arrives and
> gets installed and operational before anyone realizes that the conductive
> peanuts that it was packed in have managed to work their way into various
> connectors. Several hours later someone notices that the box is quite
> smoldering in the colo and the resulting combination of panic, fire drill,
> management antics that ensue.
> > On Feb 16, 2021, at 2:08 PM, Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> wrote:
> > I was thinking about how we need a war stories nanog track. My favorite
> was being on call when the router was stolen.
> > Sent from my TI-99/4a
> >> On Feb 16, 2021, at 2:40 PM, John Kristoff <jtk at dataplane.org> wrote:
> >> Friends,
> >> I'd like to start a thread about the most famous and widespread Internet
> >> operational issues, outages or implementation incompatibilities you
> >> have seen.
> >> Which examples would make up your top three?
> >> To get things started, I'd suggest the AS 7007 event is perhaps the
> >> most notorious and likely to top many lists including mine. So if
> >> that is one for you I'm asking for just two more.
> >> I'm particularly interested in this as the first step in developing a
> >> future NANOG session. I'd be particularly interested in any issues
> >> that also identify key individuals that might still be around and
> >> interested in participating in a retrospective. I already have someone
> >> that is willing to talk about AS 7007, which shouldn't be hard to guess
> >> who.
> >> Thanks in advance for your suggestions,
> >> John
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