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RE: do ISPs keep track of end-user IP changes within thier network?
From: <Vinny_Abello () Dell com>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:44:33 +0000

Dell - Internal Use - Confidential 

I personally never ran the Ascend gear (outside of a setting up a customer's Ascend Superpipe 95 dual ISDN router one 
time), but I heard that the TNT gear doubled as space heaters. I remember one facility we were in that had a 
catastrophic cooling failure and the temperatures went to insane levels. Our PM3's happily kept running and never had 
an issue where I heard every TNT box in the facility kept rebooting and crashing.


-----Original Message-----
From: Nick Hilliard [mailto:nick () foobar org] 
Sent: Monday, December 16, 2013 4:22 PM
To: Paul Stewart
Cc: nanog () nanog org
Subject: Re: do ISPs keep track of end-user IP changes within thier network?

On 16/12/2013 21:09, Paul Stewart wrote:
Back in the day (geesh I feel old just saying that), I deployed a lot of
PM3’s …. Then we moved to Ascend TNT Max stuff - that was very exciting
back then! 

"Exciting" was just the word for Ascends.  In the mid 90s, I cured lots of
this excitement by putting my ascends on a socket timer which physically
rebooted them a couple of times daily.  The support load dropped off
substantially due to that.


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