Arpanet congestion?

C. Philip Wood (cpw%sneezy@LANL.GOV)
Wed, 20 Jul 88 12:24:00 MDT

This is for the "IthoughtIhadSeenEverything" department.

There is a serial link of MIT which provides internet access for host
807f1964 to the Internet. In order to ftp files from this host to a
host off the MILNET, a user using SunOS 4.0 must start a periodic ICMP
ECHO to 807f1964 in parallel with the ftp 'get'.

The question I have is, "What is the peer hardware/software configuration of
the serial link?" I want to make sure that the Laboratory does not procure

Phil Wood

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