cvsup can't work

c0ldbyte c0ldbyte at
Tue Mar 15 05:11:30 PST 2005

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On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Michael C. Shultz wrote:

> On Monday 14 March 2005 06:33 pm, wanakahalugi wrote:
>> hi all,
>> I installed FreeBSD5.3REL on my PC, and I want to update the source
>> tree and ports collection using cvsup.
>> To do that I copy the stable-supfile to /etc directory and set its
>> default host tag to the nearest mirror, and also set only the ports
>> that I want to update to save bandwith.
>> Everything is work fine except when I run the command # cvsup
>> /etc/stable-supfile the response from the mirror server is like this
>> :
>> [root at iteo root]# cvsup /etc/stable-supfile
>> Cannot connect to Connection refused
>> Will retry at 09:31:28
>> I use netstat to look what happen inside those error message, and I
>> found this one :
>> [cakra at iteo cakra]$ netstat
>> Active Internet connections
>> Proto Recv-Q Send-Q  Local Address          Foreign Address
>> (state) tcp4       0      0
>> The PC never ESTABLISHED the connection to the server it's only do
>> the SYN_SENT. Why it happen? Is cvsup using certain ports so I can
>> make some proper change on my firewall?
> It uses port 5999 see /etc/services
> -Mike
No I think his problem is using the server he has specified
change ".id." to a different country instead.
sed s/\.id\./\.us\./g

Since there is only one server listed in that country more then likely
OOOOH NO "Its dead!" Try another.

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