fetch hangs during Make, portupgrade -a, or portmanager -u..

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Wed Jul 4 21:42:48 UTC 2007

On Thu, 5 Jul 2007 02:34:16 +0800
"Dinesh Pandian" <dineshpandian at gmail.com> wrote:

> Good day all!
> Please help me out with a really annoying little problem that bugs me
> everytime I try to install applications from ports.
> When I try to run portupgrade -a  or  portmanager -u,
> when Make fetches the files from the servers, fetch
> normally hangs randomly sometime through the downloading
> of the distfile. The only solution I've thought about is aborting
> the upgrade procedure and issuing the same command again,
> hoping that fetch resumes where it left off.

This is a bit of a long-shot, but if you are using pf, and the relevant
rule has a "modulate state", try changing it to "keep state" 

Otherwise, what is the output of 

make  -V FETCH_CMD

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