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Re: Covad SUCKS!

  • From: Adam McKenna
  • Date: Wed Feb 28 19:50:15 2001

On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 01:54:41PM -0800, Roeland Meyer wrote:
> MHSC has been down since 7Feb01 and Covad is the culprit. MHSC pays its
> bills, but Covad had a problem with my upstream. On Wednesday, 7Feb01, Covad
> cut off all links and feeds to my upstream. I've been down ever since.
> Everyone knows how quickly telcos turn up services, that's why co-lo centers
> have customers. Covad cut off MHSC access, without warning, without,
> compansation, and their SafetyNet program is the worst joke. I have a /24
> and the new ISPs, that Covad is forcing me to use, can't assign a new /24.
> Shit, one of them can't even assign one static address. The one that this is
> going out thru tis trying to convince me that I can run 62 computers, using
> 130 IP addrs, on a /27 <heh>. We talked earlier about how non-portable
> addresses suck. Here is the reason why. I either use one of their SafetyNet
> providers or suffer up to 45 days of outage. Two weeks of warning and I
> would have been able to avoid the outage. (BTW, my ISDN backup feed is dead
> as well). I've tried contacting Covad, thier executive staff, etc. No joy
> there, Covad doesn't care.

Hmm, gee, isn't there a cliche' that fits this exact problem?  Something
about eggs?


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