Access to the news server

Sequeira, Tony Tony.Sequeira at Edexcel.org.uk
Wed Jan 15 01:32:15 PST 2003


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerard Beekmans [mailto:gerard at linuxfromscratch.org]
> Sent: 14 January 2003 10:12 pm
> To: lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: Access to the news server
> 
> 
> On January 12, 2003 01:58 pm, S. Anthony Sequeira wrote:
> > I didn't have to quit.  First off it was incredibly slow, and then
> >
> > $ telnet news.linuxfromscratch.org 119
> > Trying 66.11.168.23...
> > Connected to linuxfromscratch.org.
> > Escape character is '^]'.
> > 200 quasar.highos.com InterNetNews NNRP server INN 2.3.3 
> ready (posting
> > ok).
> > 503 Timeout after 10 seconds, closing connection.
> > Connection closed by foreign host.
> >
> > Looks like a DNS problem to me.  I'll chase it up later.  Cheers
> 
> No it's fine. quasar.highos.com is the server's primary name (and 
> linuxfromscratch.org's temporary location).
> 
> It being very slow would cause the problem. You see it times 
> out after a while 
> due to a slow connection. Try to traceroute the server and 
> see where the 
> bottleneck is. Probably a temporary problem.

It appears to be (temporary), it 'went away' after a while.  Thanks.


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