[Rack] Network woes

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Fri Apr 5 05:50:52 UTC 2013


Ok, we've moved the box up to the top of the wall-o-tubes area.  It's now 
directly linked into the Juniper switch, and plugged into the good UPS.

Things should be more stable now. :)

-ben

On Thu, 4 Apr 2013, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:

> I'm here, just taking a first look at the switch.
> The Cisco/Linksys SRW2048 is a cheap piece of shit, but it's also the
> only port-heavy fan-out switch we have.
>
> Ronin is online, and I get link to my laptop, but its switchport is down.
> Curiously, exactly half of the ports refuse to bring up a link,
> despite all being configured "on".
>
> My Juniper only has 24 ports.
>
> We should replace it. Pretty much any decent 48-port 10/100 (GigE
> would be a nice-to-have) would do.
> Any recommendations? Personally, I've mainly dealt with Cisco,
> Brocade, Arista, and Juniper in the 1U rack switch product category.
> All can be pretty expensive, new.
>
> Are there any decent, highly-configurable 48-port Ethernet 1U switches?
>
> Be back around 9 or so to meet up with Ben.
> I'm headed to Sycamore to relax and eat.
>
> Cheers,
> jof
>
> On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 10:39 AM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
>> Sounds great to me!
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 10:34 AM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> wrote:
>>> How about meetup at 9pm?
>>>
>>> -ben
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, 4 Apr 2013, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
>>>
>>>> Actually, I was thinking of stopping by tonight to kick that switch,
>>>> and get the mode-s box back up.
>>>>
>>>> I'm down to make some JunOS configuration with you.
>>>>
>>>> -j
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 10:24 AM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I'll be over in the mission tonight, I'll see if I can poke at things.
>>>>>
>>>>> Jof, are you going to be around sometime?  I'd like to work on getting
>>>>> vlans
>>>>> setup on the Juniper
>>>>>
>>>>> -ben
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, 4 Apr 2013, Jordan Hayes wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Did it change IPs? Did it get disconnected? Is it on?
>>>>>>>> Many things could have happened.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The last time this happened a few months ago, the culprit was
>>>>>>> the switch that it was plugged into which went tech and needed
>>>>>>> to be rebooted.  Is there anyone around the space who could check on
>>>>>>> this?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> BTW, the device that collects and decodes the data (172.30.0.52) is also
>>>>>> not reachable, and I believe they are both plugged into the same switch.
>>>>>> This narrows down considerably what the problem is.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> /jordan _______________________________________________
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>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>



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