Which cvsup server?
brian at awfulhak.org
Wed Jan 17 07:33:57 GMT 2001
> Brian Somers wrote:
> >What machine (your host name rather than any static/dynamic
> >isp-assigned number) do you connect from ? I'll have a look in the
> >logs to see what's going on from my end.
> Well this is from a dial-up connection; the actual machine name at my
> end is wall(.my.domain). I don't know the ISP machine name but Voyager
> might be worth looking for. (dynamic IP 126.96.36.199/24)
> In case it helps, I'm trying at around midnight.
cvsup2.uk.FreeBSD.org never heard of you :-/
> Paul Richards wrote:
> >Do you have ipfw setup? The error message gives the impression that the
> >cvsup server is refusing the connection but it actually just means that
> >it didn't respond so if none of the cvsup servers are responding it's
> >probably something on your side.
> No ipfw, I use the ppp firewall with:
> set filter in 7 permit tcp dst eq 5998
> set filter out 7 permit tcp dst eq 5999
You probably need
set filter in 7 permit tcp src eq 5998
set filter in 8 permit tcp src eq 5999
set filter out 7 permit tcp dst eq 5998
set filter out 8 permit tcp dst eq 5999
> As I'm not 100% sure that incoming would be on port 5998 I use the
> -P m option as well.
> So far all of these have worked once:
> I get pings of about 130mS to all uk servers and about 280mS to the
> us ones. I get the same (lack of) results with the Finish and German
> Thanks for helping.
Brian <brian at Awfulhak.org> <brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org>
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