[vcf-midatlantic] WTB: DECbrouter

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Jun 27 15:32:42 EDT 2017


  It's true.  It should be legal to break their little fingers.  I've
never understood the appeal of destroying other peoples' property for kicks.

            -Dave

On 06/27/2017 03:30 PM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Lately I have been doing a lot of security stuff.  There are a lot of
> script kiddies out there playing where they should not be.
> 
> On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 3:18 PM, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> 
>>
>>   Same here. :-)
>>
>>           -Dave
>>
>> On 06/27/2017 03:16 PM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>> lol.  I am lost too.  I am going to back to programming.  Sometimes I
>> come
>>> up for air and bite at the worm in these threads.
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 3:07 PM, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
>>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>   The first post in this thread could've been last year, as far as my
>>>> brain is concerned today. ;)  Was he planning to route between hardware
>>>> interfaces that are reasonable to obtain on something other than a
>> router?
>>>>
>>>>                -Dave
>>>>
>>>> On 06/27/2017 03:05 PM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>>>> I was thinking the load was light enough for what the OP was looking to
>>>> do.
>>>>> b
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
>>>>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> On 06/27/2017 02:55 PM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>>>>>> curious, but can't a VAX of even a modern box of some sort be rigged
>> to
>>>>>> act
>>>>>>> as a router for this kind of thing?  Admittedly just asking not
>>>>>>> knowledgeable enough to answer this question myself..
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   That depends on the type of interfaces you want to route between.
>>>>>> Some of the earliest routers were PDP-11s.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   If you need to route something like a T1 or T3 line, that's pretty
>>>>>> tough to do on anything but a purpose-built router due to support for
>>>>>> those types of hardware interfaces.  Further, for more modern circuits
>>>>>> like OC192s, etc, there really aren't too many general-purpose
>> computers
>>>>>> available that can move data that fast in any predictable or
>> consistent
>>>>>> way, and nothing anywhere near as reliable or internally redundant as
>>>>>> something like a big Cisco or Juniper machine.  They exist with their
>>>>>> six-figure price tags for a reason.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>               -Dave
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
>>>>>> New Kensington, PA
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
>>>> New Kensington, PA
>>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
>> New Kensington, PA
>>


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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA



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