A couple hours ago I noticed that fetching my e-mail was getting really slow. In fact isync was just stalling. At first I thought it would be high disk utilization on my server. It wouldn't be the first time.

But then I tried to ssh to the box and noticed that was taking forever too. Hmm. I fired up mtr and captured this screen shot. I guess that pretty much speaks for itself. But it won't stop me from saying how screwed up the ORANet network seems to be.

Oh, well. If you tried coming to my website and noticed it was slower than normal, blame ORANet. Or blame me for parking that server on a network served by ORANet.

The lack of decent connectivity motived me to continue cleaning up my office. Now I've got all my flying related books, magazines, and paperwork in one place. At this rate, I'll have everything organized in another month or three.


Posted by jzawodn at December 05, 2004 06:23 PM

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# Bryan Price said:

OARnet! Now that brings back some memories from my old job! I was a Net Admin for a state agency in Ohio. We were required to connect to the Internet via DAS (Department of Administrative Services), and OARnet could cause us lots of problems.

Even my original dial-up ISP was connected via OARnet, then they got tired of trying to deal with their problems and changed carriers rather quickly.

on December 6, 2004 08:06 AM
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