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    SubjectRe: Linux iSCSI Initiator, OpenSource (fwd) (Re: Gauntlet Set NOW!)
    At 12:38 AM 7/01/2003 -0500, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
    > > What was the underlying error rate and distribution you assumed? I
    > > figure if it were high enough to get to your 1%, you'd have such high
    > > retry rates (and resulting throughput loss) that the operator would
    > > notice his LAN was broken weeks before said transfer completed.
    >
    >The average ISP wouldn't notice things were broken unless enough magic
    >smoke escaped to cause a Halon dump.
    >
    >Consider as evidence the following NANOG presentation:
    >http://www.nanog.org/mtg-0210/wessels.html
    >
    >Some *98* percent of all queries at one of the root nameservers over a 24-hour
    >period were broken in some way.

    please don't confuse issues.
    i think you just epitomized the quote: "there are lies, damn lies, and
    statistics".

    you're trying to say that because there is some broken/buggy nameserver
    code out there, it means that the error-rate for TCP is correct?


    cheers,

    lincoln.

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