[outages] embarq in minnesota

Jeremy Chadwick outages at jdc.parodius.com
Sat Aug 8 23:05:14 EDT 2009


What does this have to do with the previously reported Google outage?
:-)

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| Jeremy Chadwick                                   jdc at parodius.com |
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On Sat, Aug 08, 2009 at 08:54:02PM -0600, Dylan Ebner wrote:
> Embarq customers in minnesota have now been without internet access for
> almost 24 hours. confirmed this evening with embarq support that they
> are "waiting for parts" and repair will most likely not be until sunday.
> Parts? Really Embarq? You need to wait for parts? Are you not a regional
> ISP that serves at least 250000 people? And isn't the Qwest/Cisco parts
> depot something like 30 miles away?
>  
> What I want to know is who at embarq is going to get canned for letting
> a service contract expire or not having the appropriate spare hardware?
>  
>  
> P.S. Hey Embarq engineers, BGP was designed so you could have more than
> one upstream provider. 
> 
> Dylan
> 
> 
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> From: outages-bounces at outages.org [mailto:outages-bounces at outages.org]
> On Behalf Of virendra rode
> Sent: Friday, August 07, 2009 5:08 PM
> To: Larry Sheldon
> Cc: outages at outages.org
> Subject: Re: [outages] Google
> 
> 
> No issues seen from Los Angeles (AS 701).
> 
> 
> regards,
> /virendra
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Larry Sheldon <LarrySheldon at cox.net>
> wrote:
> 
> 
> 	Is it just me, or is google broken--every blog on their stuff
> gives a "we are sorry--spurious request"
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