Some peace and quiet

Josef Karthauser joe at tao.org.uk
Wed Oct 8 12:50:24 BST 2003


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On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 09:52:22AM +0100, jon at witchspace.com wrote:
> Hiya
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> > Now here's a problem I've seen before.
> >
> > When sysinstall says something like
> >
> > "Looking up ftp2.uk.freebsd.org"
> >
> > and sits there until I abort
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> I've seen this before, but I have no idea what causes it.  I can switch to
> another VT and pftp to the same site with no problems.
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Is it a passive mode ftp problem? Are you behind a firewall?  If so use
the 'ftp passive' option from within sysinstall.

Joe
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