Interesting links (2010-08-29)

In his HSRP, vPC and the vPC peer-gateway command post Jeremy Filliben documents how the storage vendors ignore RFCs and implement what they think is proper ARP handling, causing havoc in a redundant network.

Andrew Vonnagy writes about another extreme stupidity customer convenience Microsoft managed to implement: you can turn any Windows 7 into a rogue Access Point. Like we didn’t have enough problems already.

And then there’s Charles Stross, taking the “where we went wrongrants observations to a completely new level. While I’m complaining about lack of session layer in TCP/IP and broken socket API, he’s taking on Von Neumann architecture.

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