Mail problems with freebsd.org

Josef Karthauser joe at pavilion.net
Mon May 29 21:55:13 BST 2000


On Sat, May 27, 2000 at 04:51:57PM +0100, Mark Ovens wrote:
> On Sat, May 27, 2000 at 04:36:05PM +0100, 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 

Brian's talking about router hops, not SMTP->SMTP mail hops.
Joe.




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