Mail problems with freebsd.org

Brian Somers brian at awfulhak.org
Sun May 28 09:44:14 BST 2000


> On Sat, May 27, 2000 at 04:55:58PM +0100, Ben Smithurst wrote:
> > Brian Somers wrote:
> > 
> > >> Can anyone shed any light on this for me please. Any posts I send to
> > >> the FreeBSD mailing lists take over 8 hours to appear in the lists,
> > >> however, if I Cc: someone then the same mail gets to them immediately.
> > >> Yet I've just replied to a post here on -users and that appeared on
> > >> the list within minutes.
> > >> 
> > >> It seems that my ISP (BTInternet - don't laugh) has rouble sending to
> > >> freebsd.org. Here's a typical header from one of my posts, taken from
> > >> -ports:
> > > 
> > > BT Internet's mail servers are overused (as is their network).  
> > > They're 12 hops away from pavilion and at (frequent) times drop about 
> > > 30% traffic.  I often see mail to btinternet queued on 
> > > storm.FreeBSD.org.uk for quite some time (several hours).
> > > 
> > > I think you get what you pay for :-(
> > 
> > Indeed.
> > 
> > Mark: move to Demon, then you get your own hostname, static IP, and you
> > can deliver mail yourself without getting a smarthost involved.  You
> > know it makes sense. :-)
> > 
> 
> Ah, but how much does it cost?

This is true - in fact, I have a BTI account too 8*D  I just hide it 
well !!!

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