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Date:      Sat, 18 Nov 2006 19:32:05 -0500
From:      Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local@be-well.ilk.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: cvsup problems....
Message-ID:  <44psbkmg3e.fsf@be-well.ilk.org>
In-Reply-To: <455F59FA.3020201@computer.org> (Eric Schuele's message of "Sat, 18 Nov 2006 13:07:38 -0600")
References:  <455F17F5.2000403@computer.org> <44k61s3bbo.fsf@be-well.ilk.org> <455F59FA.3020201@computer.org>

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Eric Schuele <e.schuele@computer.org> writes:

> On 11/18/06 11:37, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>> Eric Schuele <e.schuele@computer.org> writes:
>>
>>> I usually use cvsup5.us.freebsd.org.  but it has not given me any new
>>> bits for several days now.  And if I use ANY other server what usually
>>> takes five minutes, takes 30-minutes to an hour (or they just
>>> hang). Which is terribly annoying.
>>>
>>> I've tried picking other servers by hand, and I've tried the
>>> fastest_cvsup script.  Doesn't seem to matter which I pick.  They all
>>> seem to be slow except cvsup5... and cvsup5 does not give me anything
>>> anymore.  No source, no ports, no docs.
>>
>> cvsup5.us.freebsd.org does seem to have stopped updating.  I've
>> cc'd the "hubs" mailing list in case this was not known.
>>
>>> I have not changed anything on my end.  Is there something going on
>>> that I am not aware of that is affecting the servers, or my ability to
>>> interact with them?  Is it related to the release, the move, anything?
>>
>> I tried cvsup3.us.freebsd.org (the example you showed in your
>> supfile), and it seemed fine; not just fast, but fully in synch
>> with my usual cvsup host (although it was busy enough that I had
>> to try for a while before I got in).  So whatever is going on does
>> seem to be local to you.
>>
>
> I don't know what it could be.


Try increasing the verbosity of cvsup; it may be able to tell you
what its problem is.




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