Changed ISP now can't get to websites / traceroute
stacey at vickiandstacey.com
Tue Jul 8 06:45:26 BST 2003
On Tue, 2003-07-08 at 00:35, John Murphy wrote:
> "Edmund Craske" <edmund at m00is.net> wrote:
> >Argh! I'm always the last to put it down to the dreaded i word, but...
> >> >Really pisses me off this.., I'm quite fond of the FreeBSDforums
> >> >site, one of the best *bsd-related forum site I've come across..,
> >> >too.
> >> I can't get to http://www.freebsdforums.org/ either!
> >Sorry but.., AT LAST!!!!!! I'm not going crazy.., and it might be that
> >there's some sanity to what Zen is telling me?
> >> The temporary fix for me is to use the ISP's web-cache :(
> >No such option for me :-(
> You may be able to find a web proxy you can use. You could even try
> blueyonder's at webcache.blueyonder.co.uk (port 3128 or 8080) but
> I've no idea if it works for outsiders.
No it doesn't.., I've got a friend (another FreeBSD'er) that's on
blueyonder's broadband solution that suggested that to me already..,
> <snipped the traceroute>
> >Note here that you don't appear to actually *get* to freebsdforums' IP:
> >>From nslookup for freebsdforums.org :
> >Non-authoritative answer:
> >Name: freebsdforums.org
> >Address: 126.96.36.199
> Yes, just can't get there directly but going via the cache the routers
> only see the IP of the cache so the packets flow un-filtered.
> >I'm trying to force Zen to increase their efforts in doing whatever
> >they're able to do for me, but its a nightmare getting through to tech
> >support to even begin that process..,
> One thing I'll say for blueyonder is that their internal support newsgroups
> are just great for reporting problems and they seem to be trying _very_
> hard (aided by RIPE) to get these routes sorted. They'll have another
> route to add to the list tomorrow :)
I can only dream ....,
> >For now, I'm trying to google around for what I might need to do in
> >order that I can get traceroute to work for my *nix boxes here..,
> If you're using a recent version (4.8 or greater) try traceroute -P ICMP
> sometimes seems to work where other protocols fail.
Well..., whatdya know:
$ traceroute -P ICMP www.bbc.co.uk
traceroute to www.bbc.net.uk (188.8.131.52), 64 hops max, 64 byte
1 192.168.1.1 (192.168.1.1) 0.417 ms 0.384 ms 0.335 ms
2 galileo-dsl1.hq.zen.net.uk (184.108.40.206) 17.660 ms 77.829 ms 19.644
3 heraclitus-ve-22.hq.zen.net.uk (220.127.116.11) 18.402 ms 18.188 ms
4 deleuze-ge-0-2-0.hq.zen.net.uk (18.104.22.168) 16.916 ms 17.831 ms
5 suarez-so-0-0-0.te.zen.net.uk (22.214.171.124) 24.916 ms 25.267 ms
24.688 ms 6 rt-linx-a.thdo.bbc.co.uk (126.96.36.199) 25.163 ms
60.780 ms 27.873 ms
7 www24.thdo.bbc.co.uk (188.8.131.52) 25.640 ms 46.051 ms 25.093
Man.., I can't believe that this has been sitting here under my nose for
so long and I didn't think of it.., I *did* check the man page, but,
silly me, I didn't read past the references to tcp & udp.
Thanks so much John.
> >Thanks again for that..,
> Glad to have helped...
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