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Date:      Wed, 21 Jul 2004 11:51:33 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gumbysoft.com>
To:        Matt White <matt+list.sw.freebsd.current@publicly.neglect.us>
Cc:        freebsd-current@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: fetch hangs, part 2
Message-ID:  <20040721115021.J81889@carver.gumbysoft.com>
In-Reply-To: <3270557515.1090406600@[192.168.20.34]>
References:  <000001c46f11$1f53a880$132a15ac@spud> <3270557515.1090406600@[192.168.20.34]>

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On Wed, 21 Jul 2004, Matt White wrote:

> In my case, I tracked this down to either my netscreen5 or the cable into
> it going south.  It's a bit strange because other software wasn't having an
> issue, so I'll probably look at this more in the next few days.  But for
> now, removing that box from my network has made fetch happy again, which in
> turn has made me happy again.

It might have been breaking passive-mode FTP.  I've noticed this problem
coming from certain places. Thankfully not from my workplace or home :)

Some older inspective firewalls don't understand passive mode and drop the
connection.

-- 
Doug White                    |  FreeBSD: The Power to Serve
dwhite@gumbysoft.com          |  www.FreeBSD.org



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