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  Reply # 697542 7-Oct-2012 18:45 Send private message

So the (possibly faulty) port is now available to someone else? ;)





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  Reply # 697544 7-Oct-2012 18:52 Send private message

freitasm: So the (possibly faulty) port is now available to someone else? ;)


I was just thinking the same thing... unless they actually take note to repair that port some poor sod will get that port again at some stage.



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  Reply # 697555 7-Oct-2012 19:36 Send private message

I would like to think that the port will be noted as faulty, but Im not very hopeful.  As I said, he was so convinced it was not a port fault he said if it did resolve the issue that it was likely the changes made to liven the new port...


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  Reply # 697567 7-Oct-2012 19:57 Send private message

I'm going to chase up with the CTS folks about that and check to see what your old port was and see what can be done to block it.




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  Reply # 697622 7-Oct-2012 21:45 Send private message

Had a very similar issue, net speed died dramatically with instability, constant disconnections galore for a few days. Had the issue escalated to the complex team, port was changed by chorus, and voila.. instability disappeared immediately.




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  Reply # 697755 8-Oct-2012 10:09 Send private message

plambrechtsen: I'm going to chase up with the CTS folks about that and check to see what your old port was and see what can be done to block it.


My mental picture maybe wrong, but I think of the physical connections in the cabinet much like a core network switch in that there are multiple cards each with x amount of ports on them, and then each port is configured to route to x destination via vlan or similar.

Im guessing theres at least 20 (?) or more ports so unlikely the card will be swapped out and all that can be done is it will be marked as bad (and disabled via software) but not physically removed?

Is that a reasonable assumption or have I got it horribly wrong?



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  Reply # 697923 8-Oct-2012 15:13 Send private message

Duane: 

My mental picture maybe wrong, but I think of the physical connections in the cabinet much like a core network switch in that there are multiple cards each with x amount of ports on them, and then each port is configured to route to x destination via vlan or similar.

Im guessing theres at least 20 (?) or more ports so unlikely the card will be swapped out and all that can be done is it will be marked as bad (and disabled via software) but not physically removed?

Is that a reasonable assumption or have I got it horribly wrong?



Pretty much.

FYI: There are some pictures of ISAM's and line cards from the Telecom Exchange/Cabinet Tour from back in 2010 on biddle's blog:

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/sbiddle/7113

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