[Techtalk] is the Internet broken?
carla at bratgrrl.com
Fri Mar 21 18:41:00 UTC 2008
On Friday 21 March 2008 11:28:07 am Angela Kahealani wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-21 07:43:51 Wim De Smet wrote:
> > > Could be the Cogent - Telia depeering. If you're singlehomed to
> > > either of those networks (or your provider, or your provider's
> > > provider, is) then you can't see anything on the other side of that
> > > wall. If you are (or your upstream is) multihomed and can see both
> > > sides, then the problem wouldn't manifest itself.
> > I'm curious as to why you wouldn't be able to see anything? Shouldn't
> > stuff just work via a different route?
> > greets,
> > Wim
> That's the point... Cogent has blocked even alternate routes for
> traffic from Telia.
So they've gone from peering to pee-ring. And they say FOSS people are
immature jerks :)
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