Linux Forums unreachable.
crp at cmc.net
Wed Feb 24 00:36:36 UTC 2010
Amedee Van Gasse (ub) wrote:
> On Mon, February 22, 2010 16:38, Xandros Pilosa wrote:
>> Dne 22.02.2010 (pon) ob 05:19 -0800 je Ray Parrish zapisal(a):
>>>> 3. Now add an entry for the name into /etc/hosts:
>>>> 188.8.131.52 www.linuxforums.org
>>>> You will need to be root to do this.
>>>> Does your browser now find the desired site? If yes, it is
>>>> *definitely* a DNS problem. Remember to remove the new entry
>>>> from /etc/hosts before further testing!
>>>> How to fix a DNS problem is a bigger question :-)
>>> And adding the ip address to the hosts file made no difference.
>>> Thanks, Ray Parrish
>> it seems to me, it might be firefox issue, in Hardy at least.
>> Here, for example ff ver. 3.0~b5+nobinonly-0ubuntu3 take ages to load
>> the page, while Konqueror ver. 3.0~b5+nobinonly-0ubuntu3 has no problem.
> You tried the telnet test with the IP address.
> Could you try it again, with the hostname? Try the HTTP 1.1 protocol this
> time, so you need to specify the host.
> telnet www.linuxforums.org 80
> Then when you are connected, type:
> GET / HTTP/1.1
> Host: www.linuxforums.org
> And <ENTER> twice.
ray at RaysComputer:~$ telnet www.linuxforums.org 80
telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection timed out
ray at RaysComputer:~$
The ip address comes back almost immediately, so it's not a DNS problem.
Later, Ray Parrish
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