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Re: Plethora of UUnet outages and instabilities

  • From: Steve Mansfield
  • Date: Mon Jun 30 23:49:19 1997

> Why wouldn't upgrading the router's CPU or splitting the load between two 
> separate routers solve the problem? Maybe that's not an overnight 
> solution [unless you have spare RSPs in the POP/colo point] but it seems 
> pretty straight forward to me.
> 
> -Deepak.

Probably because the CPU that's overloaded is not the primary Cisco
processor, but an RSP board or somesuch.  When you have customers coming
into Frame Relay switches, it's not so easy to just move customers between
HSSI's without just overloading another router.

Steve Mansfield				 steve@nwnet.net
NorthWestNet Network Engineer	         425-649-7467




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