In-reply-to » Spent the last few days debugging network issues at work.

spooky action at a distance. Just remember all computing infra is rocks smashed together in a particular way to move sparkys around in the right statistical modal.

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In-reply-to » Spent the last few days debugging network issues at work.

@prologic@twtxt.net In this particular case: Figuring out why a switch decided not to forward ARP broadcasts to certain switch ports. Like, you connect two devices to the switch ports 3 and 4 and they can ping each other – but when you move one of them to port 5, no ping anymore. So, rather low-level stuff.

Or, we have another switch that intermittently doesn’t respond on its management IP anymore (even when you connect your laptop directly to the switch with no other networking hardware in between). I still haven’t figured out this issue.

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