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RE: Urrr... A-root server foul ?
- From: Dave Van Allen
- Date: Wed Aug 26 20:01:52 1998
David Van Allen - FASTNET(tm) / You Tools Corporation
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no
> Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 1998 3:49 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Urrr... A-root server foul ?
> > Is anyone else seeing this?
> Yep, once you point us in that direction.
> > really *cool* udp trick, or is bcast space now DNS capable?
> > What am I missing?
> 188.8.131.52 can as far as I can see not be a broadcast address
> under any left-contiguous netmask, unless it's the 0'th address
> on some subnet and the router sitting on the net has the really-
> old-style-and-now-deprecated directed broadcast address
> forwarding enabled (not likely).
> A DNS query to 184.108.40.206 does however only elicit a single
> response, so I doubt this is much to worry about. (My guess:
> they have 4 machines sharing the load via some form of load-
> sharing setup.)
> - Håvard