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Re: fetch: connection to upstream server fails
Tobias Reckhard (jester) wrote:
> Have you tried a traceroute to the IP address as well as the symbolic name?
localhost:/root # /usr/sbin/traceroute frankfurt.netsurf.de
traceroute to frankfurt.netsurf.de (188.8.131.52), 30 hops max,
40 byte packets
1 cliff.frankfurt.netsurf.de (184.108.40.206) 21.185 ms 21.095
ms 40.382 ms
2 beach.frankfurt.netsurf.de (220.127.116.11) 21.755 ms 21.814
ms 22.021 ms
> And with what system did you write your email? Outlook is a Win95
> application, isn't it, so you shouldn't have been able to write it on the
> Linux system. Your Linux network configuration could therefore be wrong.
Look in my mail-header:
X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.08 [en] (X11; I; Linux 2.0.36 i586)
> Have you tried to ping the news server?
localhost:/root # ping news.frankfurt.netsurf.de
PING news.frankfurt.netsurf.de (18.104.22.168): 56 data bytes
ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
localhost:/root # ping frankfurt.netsurf.de
PING frankfurt.netsurf.de (22.214.171.124): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_seq=0 ttl=254 time=34.3 ms
64 bytes from 188.8.131.52: icmp_seq=1 ttl=254 time=30.9 ms
>From the traceroute and ping output you can see that my network
configuration works as far as connect to ISP and resolving is the
As Cornelius pointed out in his mail the newsserver is working
too. So there is something in my configuration which doesn't let
me connect to everything else but the newsserver.
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