OT- trouble connecting to elsie- (was Re: FW: Bug#351049 ..)

Dave Cantor 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.

Dave C.

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