[nSLUG] mozilla.com webserver down?

David Buck davebuck at eastlink.ca
Tue Jul 1 08:06:55 ADT 2008


Can't open anything just Mozilla, however Mozilla Firefox is available for 
download, google search.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George N. White III" <gnwiii at gmail.com>
To: "Nova Scotia Linux User Group" <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 7:42 AM
Subject: Re: [nSLUG] mozilla.com webserver down?


> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 11:11 PM, odoepner <odoepner at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> hello,
>>
>> i have been trying to open www.mozilla.com in firefox today and i keep
>> getting an error message.
>> i can't find any online news about a new outage of their servers.
>>
>> are you seeing the same problem?
>
> $ traceroute www.mozilla.com
> www.mozilla.com: Temporary failure in name resolution
>
> Also fails from a chebucto community net (which may well be on Eastlink).
>
> If the Russian Business Network wanted to mess with DNS in Canada,
> this would be a good day to do it as many sys admins are off.
>
> Does Eastlnk have a network status page?
>
>> ping mozilla.com show that the host itself is up and i get no packet 
>> loss.
>>
>> i am with eastlink and all other websites can be reached no problem.
>
> As it happens, I've been testing the TeX Live 2008, which has a new "net"
> installer (previous releases were by CD or DVD image file).  The installer
> downloads 100's of individual packages from a CTAN mirror using wget.
> People in Europe report no problems, but in N. America the installer often
> dies because it can't transfer one of the files.  Part of the problem is 
> that
> the mirrors are all >18 hops away (using Eastlink from home).  The mirrors
> all appear to be working, so it looks like some issue between Eastlink and
> the mirrors.
>
> I actually created a local mirror using wget and it took a number of 
> restarts
> to get all the files.  Wget just gives "connection timed out", which I 
> think is
> a tcp protocol timeout (e.g., not a wget user parameter).
>
> -- 
> George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
> Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
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