- Category: The Register
- Created on 01 June 2012
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) suffered an hour-long outage yesterday evening, after an unnamed external network caused an "internet loop" by connecting to both LANs on the exchange: Juniper and Extreme.
LINX is currently trying to diagnose what went wrong. Reports on Twitter suggested that the exchange went titsup after Juniper's PTX Series packet transport switch went live on the system.
"We are confident that this is not related to the outage," the Linx spokesman told us, explaining that the problems had been caused by the aforementioned internet loop.
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