Linux Forums unreachable.
crp at cmc.net
Wed Feb 24 01:51:04 UTC 2010
Markus Schönhaber wrote:
> 24.02.2010 02:08, Tom H:
>>> ray at RaysComputer:~$ traceroute linuxforums.org
>>> traceroute to linuxforums.org (188.8.131.52), 30 hops max, 40 byte packets
>>> 16 www.linuxforums.org (184.108.40.206) 99.159 ms 98.833 ms 99.290 ms
>>> ray at RaysComputer:~$ sudo traceroute -T linuxforums.org
>>> 13 te7-2.dsr01.dllstx3.theplanet.com (220.127.116.11) 98.550 ms * *
>>> 15 te6-1.car13.dllstx6.theplanet.com (18.104.22.168) 102.195 ms
>>> 103.890 ms te5-1.car13.dllstx6.theplanet.com (22.214.171.124) 109.829 ms
>>> 30 * * *
>>> Does that yield any clues? I note that linuxforums.org is not listed at
>>> the end of the last command's output.
>> 1. Your DNS is working.
>> 2. I do not understand the first traceroute. Whether I traceroute from
>> any version of Linux or from Windows, the end-point is a theplanet.com
>> box not www.linuxforums.org.
> That's probably because Ray added an entry for www.linuxforums.org with
> this address in his /etc/hosts file to rule out DNS problems.
>> 3. I do not understand why traceroute works and traceroute -T does
>> not. Could you ip address have been blocked by theplanet.com?!
> That's indeed strange: UDP packets do reach the target, TCP packets don't.
> @Ray: you don't have any packet filter active on your machine or your
> DSL router, do you?
No, but I note that the router portion of it is blocking one specific
web site that does not match linuxforums.org. I suppose I could remove
that entry, and retry if you think that could be the problem.
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