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Re: 2.4.x Kernel, ECN And Problem Websites

On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 09:53:13PM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 April 2001 21:49, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > True, but often very little, if anything, gets done. about it; seeing as
> > it's just a very small percentage of Linux users. A lot of people are in
> > the production mentality, and figure that if it only breaks for 3 Linux
> > people ...
> If you have a serious server you don't want it to break for anyone.  If your 
> machine breaks for some portion of the Linux user base then when someone 
> reports problems with your site you won't know if that person uses Linux, if 
> they use an ISP with a Linux web cache etc, or if it's something else.

Yes, but AFAIK the only way the only "patch" Cisco provides is a new IOS,
which has had a couple of problems. I can understand why admins would be
nervous, doing a complete (*major version*) IOS upgrade.
> Professional network administrators fix all problems they know of.  It's the 
> only way to control a network!
> > > It's not that difficult to track down the offending sites and report the
> > > problem to the network administrators!
> >
> > No, but it's just difficult to get anything changed.
> Hotmail got changed!

It did? I stand corrected.

Daniel Stone

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