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Re: is there a market for this?
From: "Neil J. McRae" <neil () domino org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 14:25:04 +0100

On Mon, 21 Jul 1997 19:31:35 -0400 (EDT) 
 Chris Wilson <cbw () atlantic net> wrote:

I'm not sure how the person who was discussing it on the other list was
doing it.. maybe they were talking about ISA ;) In any case, I'd be pretty
fearful of running OC-level bandwidth over a PC... "Gee, the corporate
network went down because the router's hard drive crashed!"

Uhh, then you'd have backups, I know of several largish networks using PC's
as routers, I personally have put in a PC router topology and never had a 
single hard disk failure, the drives are not very active, only really
at boot time, and another point is that whilst doing this I never had
the problems that a lot of ISP's with Cisco routers where having...


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