Poor connectivity to new b.root-servers.net address?

I have two sites (in AS 2116 and 3307) here in Norway which cannot
reach the new b.root-servers.net address, No answers
to DNS requests, no ping replies, traceroute times out. Everything
works normally from a third site, in AS 224.

Both prefixes ( and of the problem
addresses are visible on route-views.oregon-ix.net, via multiple

Any suggestions why this is happening?

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug@nethelp.no

I've read about similar requests on Frnog, the french
equivalent of Nanog. They've been having issues since the
ip change.


Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@gitoyen.net> wrote
a message of 65 lines which said:

Comme vous le savez, B.root-servers.net a chang� d'adresse

IP cette

nuit. La nouvelle adresse,, semble

injoignable depuis

pas mal d'op�rateurs fran�ais (et au moins un


� noter que le probl�me continue et que personne ne semble
d'id�e sur sa cause.