OSU CS 372 ---> Hunting for cisco routers
sechrest at peak.org
Thu Dec 27 16:51:21 CST 2001
Austin Schutz <tex at gblx.net> writes:
% Have you asked the ucs people? I would be surprised if they
% didn't have a few older ones sitting around.
I asked the NERO people and got 3 routers. It looks like I will
have at least 50 in the class and perhaps as many as 100.
so more routers seems wise.
% Also the oceanic sciences
% folk were rumored to have a large collection of stuff around.
Ok. I will call chuck.
% If that fails and you don't get donated equipment you should
% be able to find something usable on ebay for less than $300 or so
% per router. Since you aren't going to be doing anything complex you
% should be able to use pretty old hardware without trouble. Even if you
% stuck your students with the bill (can you do that?) you'd be looking at
% $30 per student or so, a lot less than the average text.
At this point, I can not stick the students with the bill.
But I may be able to find some departmental money for it.
% > Classes start on 1/9/2002. If you know of a router that I could
% > use, please let me know as soon as you can.
% > If you don't know anything about any of this... Then I am sorry
% > to have disturbed your email.
% > Thank you for any help you can provide with this effort.
% > As an aside, I am writing up the final course assignments and
% > course schedule this week. If you think there is something
% > specific that OSU CS students should know about networking,
% > now is the time to tell me. And I will see if I can get
% > it into the material.
% I would expect you would want to have at least three routers to
% demonstrate what happens during failover... what happens to the traffic
% before and after you e.g. jerk an ethernet cable out of a router.
% Presumably it would be too advanced to discuss routing protocols in
% depth, but I would think at least a conceptual demonstration might be
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