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Re: Setup.exe fails to access mirrors
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Nathaniel Street <n dot r dot street at soton dot ac dot uk>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 11:42:03 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Setup.exe fails to access mirrors
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Nathaniel Street wrote:
> I have no problems accessing the website. I just tried to install the
> program again after a break of a few hours but still no joy.
> Larry Hall wrote:
> > Nathaniel Street wrote:
> >> Hi
> >> When I run the setup.exe program, it fails when trying to access the
> >> list of mirrors. Does anyone know why this is? I select direct
> >> connect, which is how I connect to the internet. My connection
> >> functions fine for everything else. I've also tried IE5 but that
> >> doesn't work either.
> > Works fine from here now. Do you have trouble accessing the cygwin
> > site?
Are you running any personal/desktop firewall software? You might wish to
check the logs to see if it's blocking setup's attempts to access the
mirror list. Some (in particular, Symantec Desktop Firewall) provide a
log of all web accesses by all programs (including those from setup.exe);
see if setup actually accessed
|\ _,,,---,,_ email@example.com
ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ firstname.lastname@example.org
|,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-' Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
'---''(_/--' `-'\_) fL a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-. Meow!
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