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Fw: "routing table slots" and the real problem

  • From: Gary Zimmerman
  • Date: Wed Mar 05 09:11:27 1997


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> From: Gary Zimmerman <garyz@savvis.com>
> To: Nathan Stratton <nathan@netrail.net>
> Cc: Joseph T. Klein <jtk@titania.net>; nanog@merit.edu; Paul Ferguson  
<pferguso@cisco.com>
> Subject: Re: "routing table slots" and the real problem 
> Date: Wednesday, March 05, 1997 7:29 AM
> 
> Nathan,
> 
> I know we have five 16 slot routers up and running to date and will go to
> 19 soon.  We have had some issues with adding pvc(s) . The new code
should
> be released soon, but it is not good, when you have to take other
customers
> down to add a new one.  Like you we are very please with the gigarouter,
> but they still have a way to go.  Have you tried getting stats from hssi
> cards? Have you tried to look at the bgp tables?  Have you tried
> communities and federations?
> 
> Any way I am not upset with them, I know they have alot behind, the fact
> that they are open is the main plus, that is why I am carring their flag,
> but they really need to get behind scaling the product.  What a problem,
> sell more in one month than you sold in the first three years.
> 
> Anyway, let's keep in touch.  I am getting some code this week that
should
> really make a big difference.
> 
> Gary Zimmerman 
> 
> ----------
> > From: Nathan Stratton <nathan@netrail.net>
> > To: Gary Zimmerman <garyz@savvis.com>
> > Cc: Joseph T. Klein <jtk@titania.net>; nanog@merit.edu; Paul Ferguson  
> <pferguso@cisco.com>
> > Subject: Re: "routing table slots" and the real problem 
> > Date: Monday, March 03, 1997 3:16 PM
> > 
> > On Mon, 3 Mar 1997, Gary Zimmerman wrote:
> > 
> > > Has anyone looked at Ascend's (NetStar Gigarouter).  We have and like
> the
> > > direction.  If they continue to deliver, I think they are going in
the
> > > right direction.  Still some parts missing, I hope we can hold on
until
> > > they get here, but the direction is right.  I think the open idea is
> the
> > > only way to go on this issue.
> > 
> > We have been using them for about 5 months now, and I like them a lot.
We
> > have worked with Ascend to fix a large numbers of problems. They are
very
> > stable now, and have a lot of people working to make them better. 
> > 
> > 
> > Nathan Stratton                                President, NetRail,Inc.
> >
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> > WWW     http://www.netrail.net/                Atlanta, GA 30303
> >
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> > "Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about 
> > itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own."           Matthew 6:34
> > 
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