[nSLUG] Anyone on Redhat and Eastlink?

francis picabia fpicabia at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 15:37:22 ADT 2014


Thanks for the responses.  I'm seeing fast downloads again so whatever
the issue was, it is now resolved.  Kinda bugged me it was this
terrible for about 24 hours.


On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Daniel AJ Sokolov @mobile
<daniel at falco.ca>wrote:

> I've noticed packet loss on eastlink before (even to 8.8.8.8). 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.
>
> HTH
> 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 23.209.68.218
> >
> >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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