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Re: Asia Pacific problems?

  • From: Joe Abley
  • Date: Fri May 12 07:04:37 2000

On Thu, 11 May 2000, Roeland Meyer (E-mail) wrote:

> Does anyone know what's happening across the pacific?
> 
> root@falcon#> traceroute www.pcchips.com

There are around ten separate, major (IP) routes into New Zealand using
several cable systems and several more satellite operators. New Zealand
attracts a tiny minority of traffic within Asia Pacific, and there are
innumerous other countries in the region with greater diversity (in both
transmission and IP senses).

This is by way of illustration; "what's happening across the pacific" is a
question with no apparent answer; the implication that there is some
common failure point when routing between the US and the entire region is
false.






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