From: Michael Field - NC Systems Server Engineering - SUN Ireland (Michael.Field at domain Ireland.Sun.COM)
Date: Thu 30 Sep 1999 - 10:52:21 IST
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> Subject: Re: [ILUG] ISDN router goes mental
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> by Michael Field - NC Systems Server Engineering - SUN Ireland
<Michael.Field at domain Ireland.Sun.COM>:
> > So I said (well, absolutely nothing for about ten minutes) "Get an
> > itemised bill." I'm not kidding: The fscking thing nearly had to be
> > delivered by fork-lift. It was about as thick as 2 telephone
> > directories. It appeared that our router, in some kind of rabid
> > frenzy, had started connecting to the ISP, holding on for about 30
> > sec., hanging up and repeating the process *constantly* for about 3
> > months.
> You weren't running gated on that machine or anything, were you?
This was a 3com router running (I suppose) some propritery hard-wired OS.
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> result." - Adam Shostack, on bugtraq
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