[nSLUG] Anyone on Redhat and Eastlink?

Daniel AJ Sokolov @mobile daniel at falco.ca
Thu Apr 10 15:21:16 ADT 2014

I've noticed packet loss on eastlink before (even to run some traceroutes/mtr for a while, take screenshots and get in touch with eastlink support. they are not linux-savvy, but Linux-friendly.

My packet loss situation was resolved.

However, we never figured out why the eastlink-dns is painfully slow with Linux (Ubuntu, Mint). I switched to a different dns.

Daniel AJ

On 10 April 2014 17:19:17 CEST, francis picabia <fpicabia at gmail.com> wrote:
>I'm having trouble using yum update on Redhat, with network
>stalled talking to the akamai servers such as
>It is reproducible on several boxes, and on each this
>was working fine 3 days ago.
>mtr seems to show 60% packet loss getting to this server.
>Can anyone else confirm this is an Eastlink + Redhat issue
>at the present time?
>RHEL does not have public mirrors to select from.  There
>is a yum plugin for fastest mirror section, which helps
>for epel, but does nothing about core Redhat repos.
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