I can't connect to irc.ubuntu.com
Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Sun Mar 16 16:39:18 UTC 2008
Kinch Zhang wrote:
> Hi , everyone
> I've failed to connect to irc.ubuntu.com for quite a long time.
> My IRC client is Pidgin 2.2.1 , and my internet connection is ok .
> But I can "ping" irc.ubuntu.com successfully ( below is the statistics )
> ~$ ping irc.ubuntu.com
> 8 packets transmitted, 7 received, 12% packet loss, time 6997ms
> rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 490.668/510.326/527.176/12.686 ms
> So this problem is really weird ( I also tried ChatZilla but it kept
> connecting ...)
> I live in Chian mainland .
> Thanks for any clue
Port 6667 used for IRC.
Try "telnet irc.ubuntu.com 6667" and see if you get any response.
Try this with another server like this to see if there is a difference....
[egreshko at misty iso]$ telnet irc.scnet.net 6667
Connected to irc.scnet.net (18.104.22.168).
Escape character is '^]'.
NOTICE AUTH :*** Processing connection to irc.servercentral.net
NOTICE AUTH :*** Looking up your hostname...
NOTICE AUTH :*** Checking Ident
NOTICE AUTH :*** No Ident response
NOTICE AUTH :*** Found your hostname
There has been an alarming increase in the number of things you know
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