[rescue] Looking for servers and net equip in Ireland/UK
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Tue Jul 3 10:42:09 CDT 2001
oops. wrong kind of router on a stick.
i should have paid more attention to the context there ;)
On Tue, 3 Jul 2001, Dave Reader wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Jul 2001, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> > What exactly does the phrase router on a stick mean? Obviously it is a
> > derogotory term for a type of router, but beyond that...
> it's a form of route server.
> the "router on a stick" is a router with just one network connection. it
> is talked to by all other routers around it to exchange routing
> additions of new routers to the network need be configured only to talk to
> the "router on a stick" rather than all of their neighbours (which would
> then also require that the neighbours be reconfigured to talk to them..)
> ie, it's an idea to make your life easier, but it also means a that if it
> goes 'bang' then you have a problem.
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