Serious problems with pkg

Manish Jain bourne.identity at
Fri Mar 6 10:32:42 UTC 2020

On 2020-03-06 15:20, Polytropon wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Mar 2020 03:16:00 +0530, Manish Jain wrote:
>> I am on a freshly installed 12.1 amd64 box. pkg worked okay till
>> yesterday, but now I just get operational timeouts trying to install
>> anything.
>> [...]
>> All timeouts occur after nearly 5 minutes of wait period.
>> The system is now essentially unusable without a functional pkg.
>> Any ideas how I could get pkg to work smoothly ?
> Without any investigation, this looks like a networking
> issue. Can you check if your Internet connection is fully
> working, i. e., name resolution works, you get a route to
> the FreeBSD repository server, and so on?

Looks like it was a network issue to me as well. After I slept 
overnight, things have become normal again with a fresh start !

Possibly it was something to do with my ISP's service.

Manish Jain

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