The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

9 March 2007

You can't spell "FUBAR" without U

A culprit confesses:

It appears that I, in a stroke of brilliance, mis-pasted the same IP addresses into both of our core routers. This caused an effective bridging loop as both of our routers fought for the IP address. This pegged their CPUs and the uplink between them.

Diane is gonna love this, I know.

Posted at 5:16 PM to PEBKAC

LOL! Sho do!

Posted by: Diane at 5:58 PM on 9 March 2007

At least they 'fessed up and fixed the problem. This would put them way ahead of a lot of people in my book.

Posted by: Dan B at 9:05 PM on 9 March 2007

I'll admit that when I first read that, I thought, "You gotta be kidding me."

Then, I thought, "Sounds like something I'd do," and forgave Dreamhost once again.

Posted by: Jeff Lawson at 12:23 AM on 10 March 2007