Problems with

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Thu Oct 4 09:37:58 PDT 2007

On Thu, 4 Oct 2007 12:25:52 -0400
"Philip M. Gollucci" <pgollucci at> wrote:

> George Fazio wrote:
> > On Mon, 1 Oct 2007, Fernando Apesteguía wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I'm having some problems with the FreeBSD site. Basically, when I
> >> type in the address bar in Firefox I can't access
> >> the web. I get always a timeout.
> >>
> >> The funny thing is that I can do ping and if I use the IP address I
> >> can access the main page, but then most of the links are not
> >> working for me.
> >>
> > 
> > I've seen this issue on my machines sparactically as well.  Last
> > night, I could not get to  Fetch was reporting "No
> > route to host", when I did a traceroute it was dying on a Yahoo
> > router ... I didn't think to write it down at the time so I can't
> > tell you which one.  I'm on Comcast in the Philly area of PA for
> > reference.  It came out of Comcast, went to Level3 and then to
> > Yahoo. Oh, and I wasn't even able to ping it in my case.
> > 
> > Hope this helps someone track it down.  I can currently traceroute
> > all the way to the site, so whatever the issue is it seems to not
> > be an issue at the moment.  But, I've seen this at least twice in
> > recent memory, so something appears to be flakey somewhere.
> Its very wierd -- mine from VA went the same path -- I couldn't ping
> it, but I did an nmap on it and port 80 was listed as open.

Is that just one machine, or a cluster in a load balancing setup?
You may not be pinging the same physical machine all the time.

> Other times it's died, but not in yahoo -- I have access to some
> computers at OSUOSL.

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