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Re: [opensuse] European HAMNET - use of 44/8.
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 28 May 2016 19:40:18 +0200
  • Message-id: <nicl62$8c7$>
James Knott wrote:

On 05/27/2016 02:14 PM, Greg Freemyer wrote:
On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 1:14 PM, Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
This is really OT, but as I mentioned it here very briefly -
this is a very interesting presentation:

Makes me almost want to go active again, though I guess I would need
to convert to an HB callsign.

Amazing to think that there is an entire class A network in private

I went to a client site a few years ago. They were a manufacturer of
telco gear. Thousands of people at the location I went to.

When they first told me all their IPs were public, I tried to explain
NAT and that surely they were using public IPs for everything.

They corrected me. They had a class A as I recall. When they bought
a manufacturing plant from AT&T it came with a Class-A network.


Back when I was at IBM in the late 90s, I had 5 public addresses, 1
my own computer and 4 for testing. IBM had the entire block
and my address was When we started working with
we used I also had 5 SNA addresses.

SNA nodes or logical units, you mean :-) Yep, remnants of a misspent
youth in IBM mainframe land. PU4, PU5, LU6.2 - wow, it's been a long
time. VTAM .....

Per Jessen, Zürich (22.4°C) - virtual servers, made in Switzerland.

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