Subject: Re: Can't connect to the West
To: Thomas Miller <>
From: Thomas Bieg <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/01/2003 10:14:03
While I'm far away and really can't say anything about Starnet you can
easily see from the traceroute output that they have a routing loop
(your packets bounce between two of their routers and therefore never
reach their destination).

So I think I can safely say that it's not your problem, it's theirs...

I guess things will be working again soon (if not now).

(another) Tom

Thomas Miller wrote:
> Hi, 
> I'm in Boston, running -current i386 from about June 8.  
> Everything has been working fine, but, tonight I can't 
> seem to connect to google and other points in the 
> West.  Do I have a problem here?  Starnet says they 
> "can't talk to me" because I'm an end user, and "they 
> are contractually obligated not to talk to end users."  
> Here is traceroute output: