Subject: Re: Problems tracking -current
To: Rose, Brian <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/25/2002 18:11:48
On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 10:36:11AM -0400, Rose, Brian wrote:
> I tried the other USA mirror to no avail. Same problem.

How did you try it ? just changing the cvs login isn't enouth,
you also have specify it to every cvs command:
cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@<cvs server name>:/cvsroot ...

> I also tried this from multiple locations (work and home) and at various
> times during the day. All with the same problem.
> I'd really like to avoid setting up a local CVS archive and I don't think
> that FTP'ing the sources is the most elegant solution.
> Any ideas why I would get connection timeouts? Perhaps my company and ISP
> firewalls are blocking a port? Is there any way for me to diagnose a
> connection to the anoncvs servers?

You can try this to see if the connection itself works:
telnet <anoncvs name> 2401

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. 
     {Net,Free}BSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference