What happened to FreeBSD.org DNS earlier today?

Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at cox.net
Sun Mar 11 06:06:09 UTC 2012


On Sun, 11 Mar 2012 09:41:39 +1000
Da Rock <freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au> wrote:

> On 03/11/12 07:01, Mark Felder wrote:
> > On 10.03.2012 14:43, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote:
> >> Earlier today, for a period of about 30-45 minutes or so, any
> >> attempt to connect to www.freebsd.org was yielding failed hostname
> >> lookups.
> >>
> >> Did anyone else notice this?  Any word on what was causing it?  I
> >> have to admit, it was rather startling at first.
> >
> >
> > Do you have any further details? What are you using for DNS
> > servers, or are you doing lookups yourself?
> Actually, around the same time others were reporting another site
> (not fbsd, which I could access easily) was broken. So maybe a dark
> cloud passed over? ;)

Hmm, isn't that strange?  Maybe it only affected people along certain
routes?

I don't know, I really have no idea what caused it.  Just thought I'd
see if anyone else had noticed it or had any information as to what
actually happened during that time.

No biggie.  :-)

-- 
Conrad J. Sabatier
conrads at cox.net


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