Linux Forums unreachable.
crp at cmc.net
Mon Feb 22 05:14:17 UTC 2010
Ray Parrish wrote:
> Amedee Van Gasse (ub) wrote:
>> On Fri, February 19, 2010 06:01, Ray Parrish wrote:
>>> Is anyone else having trouble accessing the Linux Forms? Here is what I
>>> get -
>>> >Network Timeout
>>> >The server at www.linuxforums.org is taking too long to respond.
>>> >The requested site did not respond to a connection request and the
>>> browser has >stopped waiting for a reply.
>>> I get a daily email from them with head lines, and forum post subjects
>>> as links, and every time I try to click one, I get the can't be reached
>> A useful tool to check if the problem is at your end is
>> Seems like it's just at your end.
>> A friend of mine has a motto: "Everything is a freaking DNS problem". It's
>> actually printed on the back of his company tees. :-)
>> So first check your DNS server. Are you using the DNS that your ISP
>> provides? Try OpenDNS 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 or Google DNS:
>> 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199.
>> Then come back with the results.
> I went into System, Administration, Network, and added the two Open DNS
> servers to the DNS list, then deleted the two that were previously
> there. However when I log into my Qwest DSL modem the status page shows
> 188.8.131.52 and 2.25 as the DNS servers, which do not match the numbers
> that were in the Network configuration dialog.
> Could you please tell me how to change my DNS servers? My DSL modem is
> an Actiontec GT701, and I am using the Hardy Heron.
> Thanks for any help you can be.
> Later, Ray Parrish
OK, I figured out how to change the modem to the Open DNS numbers, but
there is no change, I still can not load Linuxforums.org.
Later, Ray Parrish
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