[nSLUG] eastlink packets going in circles!?!?

Daniel Arndt danielarndt at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 21:50:00 ADT 2011


Correction:

The server is in the 129.173 range.
--
Daniel Arndt

http://web.cs.dal.ca/~darndt/



On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 21:47, Daniel Arndt <danielarndt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Strange,
>
> I don't see how is it not an eastlink issue?
>
> I can confirm routing within the Dal network works fine. My server is
> online, outgoing connections work fine. On-campus I can connect fine.
> Off-campus I get the same loop as you guys have been reporting.
>
> The server is in the 129.172 range
> --
> Daniel Arndt
>
> http://web.cs.dal.ca/~darndt/
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 21:37, George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 8:32 PM, Robert McKay <robert at mckay.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 11:58 PM, Dan Peterson <dpiddy at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 7:13 PM, George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com
>> >
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > traceroute to mirror.its.dal.ca (192.75.96.254), 30 hops max, 60
>> byte
>> >> > packets
>> >>
>> >> I'm seeing it from my house as well. I tweeted a @reply to EastLink,
>> >> they're semi-active on the twitters and it might get to tech people
>> >> quicker than calling them up:
>> >>
>> >> https://twitter.com/#!/dpiddee/status/95990488171151360
>> >>
>> >> -Dan
>> >
>> > Interestingly the situation seems to have reversed itself with the
>> > mirror.its.dal.ca route now working from eastlink but the (previously
>> > working) 129.173 hosts such as www.cs.dal.ca now going into a routing
>> loop.
>>
>> I got a reply from Eastlink claiming it is not an eastlink issue.
>>
>>
>> --
>> George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
>> Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
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