[oclug] re: google
chris123 at magma.ca
Tue Mar 29 17:17:59 EST 2005
On Tuesday 29 March 2005 17:09, Adrian Irving-Beer wrote:
> Okay, so their DNS can fail . . .
> . . . but here's what I was asking about. See, DNS doesn't actually
> affect routing at all. DNS is purely for mapping names to numbers and
> numbers to names. Once you're actually out there routing packets
> (numbers only), DNS has no effect whatsoever.
That is correct. Could this be affected by the priority assigned to packets,
originating out of the rogers network, by the backbone carriers that rogers
contracts with? Im still confused as to why the routes are always the same
to google and perhaps the answer rests somewhere with that observation.
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