[j-nsp] EX4200 9.4R2.9 process crash on previously valid config

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Fri Apr 3 09:01:10 EDT 2009

On Fri, Apr 03, 2009 at 07:57:10AM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, michael.firth at bt.com <michael.firth at bt.com> said:
> > Isn't that what the JunOS EEOL (extended end of life) releases
> > should be (or more probably could be)?
> > 
> > Juniper already have these releases they guarantee to support for 3 years.
> > 
> > All (!?) they would need to do is to release more 'R' releases of those
> > versions than they currently do, rolling all bug fixes that are going 
> > into new releases into the EEOL releases too.
> I had a bug in 8.5 (a long-term release).  Once they finally fixed it,
> they told me they just weren't going to put it in 8.5 and that I had to
> upgrade to 9.x.  What is the point of "long term support" if there
> really isn't going to be any attempt to release additional updates?

	You pose a very interesting question.

	Did they give you a good response?  Does supported mean
they will just debug it, or actually provide the fix in the specified

	- Jared

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