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Date:      Sun, 03 Apr 2011 20:29:45 +0200
From:      Paul Chany <>
Subject:   Re: Can't fetch portsnap because of network problem
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2011-04-03 16:19 keltezéssel, Matthew Seaman írta:
> On 03/04/2011 14:45, Paul Chany wrote:
>> I'm trying to fetch portsnap but can't because probably of network problem.
>> Whenever I try to run command
>> # portsnap fetch extract
>> the process stall and never reach 20%. It is sad. :(
>> The computer on wich I try to run this command is on my home LAN
>> that has a gateway/router.
>> What can I do to solve this problem?
> You need to diagnose why your fetch is bombing out.  Start by checking
> over your own equipment and try to eliminate that as a source of
> problems.  Make sure all your cabling is in good condition and that all
> network plugs are correctly seated.  Check for packet errors:
>     # netstat -i
Well, maybe this does not cause the solution but:

I change in /etc/portsnap.conf the server from:

to a portsnap mirror:

and after that I can fetch ports.

Best Regards,

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