FreeBSD Port: skype-,1

Matthias Apitz guru at
Sun Mar 11 17:33:35 UTC 2012

El día Sunday, March 11, 2012 a las 02:23:56PM -0300, Joseph Mingrone escribió:

> Hi Matthia, ports;
> Thanks for you reply.  I think I'm getting closer to finding out
> what's going on.
> I have a small LAN, which normally just has a single laptop and a
> skype phone behind a Buffalo wireless access point / router.  The
> skype phone is usually on all the time and I haven't had problems with
> it for the two or three years I've owned it.  Last night when I was
> testing the skype client on my laptop I turned the phone off.
> So this morning when I got your message, I uninstalled
> net-im/skype-devel and reinstalled net-im/skype and it signed in
> immediately.  But now, the skype phone has the problem the client had
> last night:  it won't sign in.  Even when I sign out with both the
> client and the phone and try the phone it won't sign in, but the
> client has no problems at all today.  I thought there must be a
> problem with the router, so I rebooted, but the result is the same:
> client has no problems, but no luck with the phone.
> Is this a networking issue on my end or is it something to do with skype?

This is difficult to guess and impossible to solve from remote. It
sounds a bit like some NAT issue in the router and the first client
connecting to Skype wins. No sure, though.


Matthias Apitz
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