OT- trouble connecting to elsie- (was Re: FW: Bug#351049 ..)
Dave at Cantor.mv.com
Sat Feb 4 14:26:44 UTC 2006
On 4 Feb 2006 at 13:59, Robert Elz wrote:
> Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 09:51:19 -0500
> From: "Dave Cantor" <Dave at Cantor.mv.com>
> Message-ID: <43E32797.7719.2F8A382 at Dave.Cantor.mv.com>
> | I have not been able to connect to elsie.nci.nih.gov via ftp, or,
> | rather, whenever I connect, the remote host disconnects. Is
> | anyone else having this trouble?
> It works fine for me.
> | The same happens whether I use
> | Mozilla, Internet Explorer, or Netscape.
> Try using a regular FTP client, instead of a browser.
Well, I tried the ftp.exe program supplied with Windows, and
that failed in the same way. Perhaps IP addresses from my ISP
are being blocked. This didn't happen before I changed my ISP.
> If you cannot get the tz distribution direct from elsie, you can try
> munnari.oz.au (in the pub directory) - there you can expect to wait
> between hours and (occasionally) days after a distribution is available
> on elsie for it to appear, but unless the distribution on elsie lasts only
> a very short time, it will show up on munnari eventually (and if the elsie
> one vanishes quickly, its replacement will appear on munnari)
Thanks for the mirror address.
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