Long Day's Journey into <Bleep>
perrin at apotheon.com
Thu Jun 9 18:55:56 UTC 2011
On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 10:05:19AM -0700, Chip Camden wrote:
> Quoth Chad Perrin on Wednesday, 08 June 2011:
> > 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.
> 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.
I've been a little leery of Netgear switches after that little episode at
the colocation facility where the BigIron switch was taken down by the
Netgear's freak-out while unplugging the fiber optic line, but in truth I
don't have enough experience with Netgear to know whether that was just
some kind of bizarre one-time deal or a problem with Netgear.
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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