[nSLUG] freshclam not getting answers today

Matt Chamberlain chamberlain2007 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 19:23:10 AST 2008


I have had no connection problems at two houses with Eastlink here in
Dartmouth, just to let you guys know.

On Jan 27, 2008 7:17 PM, crackers <crackers at lasthop.ca> wrote:

> I'm having some issues connecting to some sites as well... I just tried
> them from an eastlink connection from a different part of the city and they
> work.... back home now and they still don't...
>
>
> On Jan 27, 2008 5:24 PM, D G Teed <donald.teed at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I've since noticed problems with getting to many sites,
> > like debian.yorku.ca, youtube, some intermittent gmail
> > connectivity faults, etc.  I called Eastlink support and the recording
> > said there are many Internet problems today and technicians
> > are working on it.  This is a rare occurance so I'll give
> > them credit that this is normally something I never
> > have to consider as a source of problems.
> >
> > --Donald
> >
> > On Jan 27, 2008 4:18 PM, Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Does anyone else notice problems reaching clamav.net from a home
> > > > eastlink connection?
> > >
> > > Almost but not quite what you asked for: I DO NOT connect via Eastlink
> > > but my ISP is downstream of Eastlink.  And I get to clamav.net with
> > > fast response.   FWIW, here's the traceroute:
> > >
> > > traceroute to 194.109.142.194 (194.109.142.194), 30 hops max, 38 byte
> > packets
> > >  1 pm3-1.glinx.com (24.222.77.239) 167.263 ms 159.235 ms 159.314 ms
> > >  2 bw-gw.glinx.com (24.222.77.252) 160.010 ms 160.225 ms 159.532 ms
> > >  3 blk-222-25-21.eastlink.ca (24.222.25.21) 159.040 ms 160.387 ms
> > 149.283 ms
> > >  4 hlfx-br1.eastlink.ca (24.215.101.197) 158.998 ms 160.339 ms 149.277ms
> > >  5 hlfx-br2.eastlink.ca (24.222.79.238) 158.972 ms 160.330 ms 159.320ms
> > >  6 if-12-1.icore1.MTT-Montreal.teleglobe.net (206.82.135.5) 178.652 ms
> > 170.213 ms 179.199 ms
> > >  7 if-10-0-0-19.mcore3.MTT-Montreal.teleglobe.net (216.6.114.13)
> > 169.093 ms 170.144 ms 169.169 ms
> > >  8 if-13-0.mcore4.NQT-NewYork.teleglobe.net (216.6.87.21) 209.009 ms
> > 200.080 ms 199.189 ms
> > >  9 if-5-0.mcore3.NYY-NewYork.teleglobe.net (216.6.87.54) 198.909 ms
> > 200.053 ms 199.188 ms
> > > 10 216.6.97.41 (216.6.97.41) 198.647 ms 199.176 ms 199.367 ms
> > > 11 216.6.97.6 (216.6.97.6) 178.451 ms 189.508 ms 178.988 ms
> > > 12 209.58.26.30 (209.58.26.30) 178.637 ms 180.022 ms 179.096 ms
> > > 13 XS4ALL.so-7-0-0.nar1.AMS1.gblx.net (146.82.33.178) 258.802 ms
> > 249.949 ms 349.022 ms
> > > 14 0.so-1-0-0.xr3.3d12.xs4all.net (194.109.5.5) 258.616 ms 249.944 ms
> > 249.067 ms
> > > 15 0.so-3-0-0.cr2.3d12.xs4all.net (194.109.5.94) 258.334 ms 250.146 ms
> > 249.196 ms
> > > 16 ds049.xs4all.nl (194.109.142.194) 268.820 ms 260.111 ms 259.349 ms
> > >
> > >
> > > I note that both our routes go through hlfx-br2.eastlink.ca but with
> > > different IP addresses in different /24s reported.  Huh.
> > >
> > >
> > > Tangent: I hit a problem similar to this recently.  My ISP has to
> > > machines, A & B, that handle dialup connections.  Which one you get is
> > > (apparently) random.  There was a period of some months when, if
> > > connected through A, everything was normal but when connected through
> > > B, I could not reach port 110 on a different ISP's POP3 server.  In
> > > the second case (connect through B) everything was normal EXCEPT for
> > > "no route to host" when attempting connections to POP3/port-110 on the
> > > other ISP's machine.  This was true using Emacs RMAIL/movemail,
> > > homebrew Perl script using IO::Socket and manual telnet to 110.
> > >
> > > The problem went away last week.  The admins at both my local ISP and
> > > the remote ISP claim to be baffled.
> > >
> > > Ho hum.  Ain't technology wunnerful? :-)
> > >
> > > - Mike
> > >
> > > --
> > > Michael Spencer                  Nova Scotia, Canada       .~.
> > >                                                            /V\
> > > mspencer at tallships.ca                                     /( )\
> > > http://home.tallships.ca/mspencer/                        ^^-^^
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