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Re: MAE-West FDDI ring split.

  • From: Avi Freedman
  • Date: Fri Aug 16 22:26:42 1996

Take a look at the graphs.  80mbits sustained is congestion, yes.
And if you still have any doubts, his message (which you quoted
below) says that congestion is the reason...

Avi

> 
> Uhhh,  do all of you know that MFS is splitting the shared FDDI ring tonite
> (Fri nite / Sat early AM) due to congestion?
> 
> 	rob.
> 
>  ----------
> From:     owner-mae-west[SMTP:owner-mae-west@nsipo.arc.nasa.gov]
> Sent:     Thursday, August 15, 1996 5:12 PM
> To:  mae-west
> Subject:  MAE WEST outage notification
>  
> There will be a short outage at MAE WEST Saturday morning,
> approximately between 12:00am and 12:15am.  The outage should last no
> longer than five minutes.
>  
> During this time, we will be splitting the shared FDDI ring at MFS into
> two segments, each on a separate Gigaswitch port.  This should alleviate
> congestion on the shared FDDI which has been causing packet loss recently.
>  
> Peering to and from some of the stations on the shared FDDI and switched
> Ethernet ports will be affected while the cables are being moved.
>  
>         Steve
> 

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