Long Day's Journey into <Bleep>

Chip Camden sterling at camdensoftware.com
Thu Jun 9 17:05:25 UTC 2011

Quoth Chad Perrin on Wednesday, 08 June 2011:
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 05:56:59PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> > 
> > I'm still bringing back the dozens of things I removed from ethic.
> > And testing new ideas.  But I have a general question: have any of
> > you wizards who run your own domains or otherwise use a switch [or
> > hub] *ever* had it just-quit?!  It is solid-state.  Yes, the box is
> > within my feet/foot reach.  I have accidently kicked it i suppose,
> > but still.  
> I think I've just had ports die one by one on a switch until it no longer
> worked.  I don't think I've ever had the whole thing go poof for no
> evident reason.
> -- 
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]

I have, twice.  Both times it was a Linksys switch, too.  Just suddenly,
no network.  After the second one, I decided to switch (har) to a Netgear
GS116.  Haven't had any trouble with it so far (knocks on head), but I've
only had it about a year.

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