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Re: testing accessibility to sources.redhat.com
Thanks to David, Elfyn and Chris for replying. The correspondence has
led me to finding the rule in my firewall which was blocking the ICMP
echo reply request from sources.redhat.com. Access has been restored.
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 08:44:47PM +0000, Don Sharp wrote:
> >Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> >> > This is a somewhat off topic item.
> >> > I have been trying for the last three weeks to update my cygwin
> >> > installation with setup.exe. Unfortunately I can't establish a connection.
> >> Just a bit ;-)
> >> > traceroute (from my linux firewall) and tracert from my NT box both show
> >> > that the trace reaches a router somewhere in the USA and then falls down
> >> > a black hole. MY ISP says it's not his problem because he's passed the
> >> packets
> >> > onward. Has anyone else, (particularly customers of blueyonder.co.uk),
> >> > had any trouble reaching sources.redhat.com? Until recently I have had no
> >> > difficulties updating.
> >> Well I use blueyonder broadband, BT ADSL and Brrrrrrrr... Freeserve dial-up.
> >> I have no problems connecting from either service to s.r.c .
> >Thanks for letting me know it works for you.
> Out of curiousity, what IP address are you seeing for sources.redhat.com? The
> server moved a few weeks ago. The IP address should be: 184.108.40.206 .
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