[linux-elitists] DJB ruckus du jour
Wed Nov 13 16:16:16 PST 2002
begin Aaron T Porter quotation:
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 03:49:44PM -0800, Nick Moffitt wrote:
> > So it's useful, but not the required staple that many make it
> > out to be for all situations.
> It can really help. Ever had the ISP that hosts your primary
> site go belly up without warning? Ever had a client get bumped
> offline by Above.net because there's a spammer on the same netblock?
> Waiting for a root server update is ~12 hours minimum, having a
> secondary server on a different network lets you route around the
Yes, I see how that can be useful. But when zork.net was
hosting all the DNS, and the only IPs in any of the A records pointed
to zork.net itself, there was really no pressing need for backup DNS.
If zork's DNS was down, the box was unreachable anyway.
Q: Should I include quotations after my reply?
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