Subject: Re: Missing distfile for pkg_install?
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/21/2002 17:55:12
On Fri, Jun 21, 2002 at 08:38:19PM +0200, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> On
> -rw-rw-r--  1 martti     netbsd   81920 Jun  6 06:03 /ftp/pub/NetBSD/packages/distfiles/LOCAL_PORTS/pkg_install-20020402.tar.gz
> What site are you trying to fetch the distfile from?

Hmm.  So, it seems to be some local issue.
=> Attempting to fetch pkg_install-20020402.tar.gz from
=> [81920 bytes]
Trying 3ffe:8050:201:1860:2a0:c9ff:feed:b7ea...
ftp: connect to address 3ffe:8050:201:1860:2a0:c9ff:feed:b7ea: No route to host
Connected to
220 FTP server (NetBSD-ftpd 20020201) ready.
331 Guest login ok, type your name as password.
421 Service not available, remote server has closed connection.
ftp: Login failed.
ftp: Can't connect or login to host `'
=> Attempting to fetch pkg_install-20020402.tar.gz from
=> [81920 bytes]

I didn't notice right away that was just dumping my connection.
This seems to be an issue with my connection to  It looks like
our firewall might be choking on the ftpd output, since I can connect if I 
put a '-' in front of the password.
Everything is working ok after:

Sorry for wasted bandwidth. :-)