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Re: Cable Modem [really responsible engineering]
- From: Greg A. Woods
- Date: Fri Jun 29 15:00:30 2001
[ On Friday, June 29, 2001 at 14:08:12 (-0400), Fletcher E Kittredge wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Cable Modem [really responsible engineering]
> This works when the modem is on, and when you don't have a large
> number of modems... For a large number of modems, running that number
> of smtpgets when there is an active problem to be solved is not fun.
> How would you do historical data?
Remember what I said about caching and updating the cache?
(there should be a clue here for you -- this question always keeps
coming back to the very same answer!)
> How frequently would you poll the
> CPE to put together your history?
I wouldn't ever poll the CPE. All I ever need to know about CPE devices
is in my dhcpd.leases file (and the dhcpd syslog entries).
> Greg, with all due respect, I have been doing all of this for longer
> than you :) Back around 1986, I realized that there are no original
> ideas in an Internetworked world. Given the same problem, people tend
> to come up with the same solutions. Especially since nanog readers
> tend to share the same paradigms...
You think so, do you? :-)
Greg A. Woods
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