[nSLUG] mozilla.com webserver down?

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 08:57:09 ADT 2008


http://uptime.netcraft.com/up/performance?product=blog&site=www.mozilla.com

The second panel shows failures from a UK site, starting around 1am GMT

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 8:06 AM, David Buck <davebuck at eastlink.ca> wrote:
> 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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