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Re: peering wars revisited? PSI vs Exodus

  • From: Ulf Zimmermann
  • Date: Tue Apr 04 17:13:58 2000

On Tue, Apr 04, 2000 at 08:10:39AM +0100, Simon Lockhart wrote:
> 
> >4.  Exodus certainly had to tell its content providers that they were 
> >gong to face problems in getting to somewhere between 5 and 10% of 
> >the Internet.
> 
> I guess this just depends on whether Exodus has any transit or not, and 
> whether it's already congested.
> 
> Given that the new BGP path from Exodus to PSI (as posted earlier) is only 
> one hop longer, is it really going to cause *that* many problems to 
> Exodus' customers?

When I checked going to www.psi.net, I had several hops inside of 
Sprintlink with 10-30% packet loss. So, yes, I would say it causes problems.

> 
> Simon
> -- 
> Simon Lockhart                       |   Tel: +44 (0)1737 839676 
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> 
> 

-- 
Regards, Ulf.

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