fetch hangs during Make, portupgrade -a, or portmanager -u..
dineshpandian at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 22:03:05 UTC 2007
Sorry about that.
Okay. will try downloading something large with fetch
with increased verbosity switch. Thanks guys!
On 7/6/07, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> Please don't top-post.
> "Dinesh Pandian" <dineshpandian at gmail.com> writes:
> > On 7/5/07, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org>
> >> "Dinesh Pandian" <dineshpandian at gmail.com> writes:
> >> > 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.
> >> >
> >> > In bigger files, > 5MB, I'd have to repeat this process several
> >> > times to download a single distfile.
> >> >
> >> > I've tried setting the FTP_PASSIVE_MODE env ON and OFF
> >> > to no avail.
> >> >
> >> > I can't seem to find a problem with the internet connection
> >> > as httpd and ftpd works perfectly fine!
> >> Is there a firewall in the way? NAT?
> >> Have you tried using fetch(1) from the command line, with increased
> >> verbosity level?
> > No firewall/NAT along the path. It's a direct connection.
> > I'm pretty new to freebsd so I'm guessing that I did
> > something wrong with network config or something. :)
> > -- Dinesh
> Possibly, but that would tend to make the transfer not start at all.
> Try to get more information from the download process, either by
> increasing the verbosity of the fetch(1) program, by comparing to
> other FTP download methods, by tracing the traffic, or better yet all
> of the above.
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