Dragonfly network changes
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Thu Feb 17 19:25:49 PST 2011
Various DragonFly machines are now running on a much faster network
thanks to AT&T u-verse, and despite utterly horrid disaster that
at&t's little router box is I am slowly managing to thrash it into
Our main web site is now on the new network (www, gitweb, wiki,
Developer access to leaf via the new network will work if you
use 'leaf-uv.dragonflybsd.org'. leaf.dragonflybsd.org will continue
to use the old network for a while.
Our nameserver topology has been revamped a bit to remove old cruft
and dual-home the networks.
I will not be renumbering until I can get the reverse DNS operational
(lots of phone tag with AT&T), plus give the new network a good burn-in.
For those interested this is AT&T Business U-Verse. Downlink speed is
around 16 MBits and uplink speed is around 2 MBits with their
highest-grade service. My comcast cable internet (which I will be
getting rid of soon), also the highest grade service, has a faster
downlink speed of around 30 MBits, but around the same uplink speed
of 2 MBits.
Of course, I only really care about uplink speed here, since I'm
serving data out.
However, the AT&T service so far does seem a bit more consistent
and I will test it vs my comcast internet (before I get rid of it)
with hulu et-all.
<dillon at backplane.com>
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