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Re: Exodus Down

  • From: Omachonu Ogali
  • Date: Sat Jun 23 21:36:19 2001

On Sat, Jun 23, 2001 at 05:06:42PM -0800, Dee McKinney wrote:
> 
> This from the SuSE Linux mail list may help :-)
> 
> >>>>> Forwarded message from "Lewis E. Wolfgang" <wolfgang@nosc.mil>
> 
> Something is definitely rotten here.

Yes, the smell of a rotten old thread:
http://www.merit.edu/mail.archives/nanog/2000-10/msg00254.html

> Whois reports:
> 
>    Server Name: SLASHDOT.ORG.SUCKS.COMPARED.TO.JIMPHILLIPS.ORG
>    IP Address: 24.240.60.16
>    Registrar: TUCOWS, INC.
>    Whois Server: whois.opensrs.net
>    Referral URL: http://www.opensrs.org
> 
>    Domain Name: SLASHDOT.ORG
>    Registrar: NETWORK SOLUTIONS, INC.
>    Whois Server: whois.networksolutions.com
>    Referral URL: http://www.networksolutions.com
>    Name Server: NS1.ANDOVER.NET
>    Name Server: NS2.ANDOVER.NET
>    Updated Date: 13-jun-2001                          
> 
> I've never seen whois report two registrars, especially one that says
> "SLASHDOT.ORG.SUCKS.COMPARED.TO.JIMPHILLIPS.ORG"
> 
> I also noticed that traceroutes to both slashdot and freshmeat went
> through 64.14.80.154, then stopped at that point.
> 
> I'd guess that some cracker broke something somewhere?  Maybe a
> DNS crack?  Maybe Andover went bankrupt and pulled the plug
> on us?  Maybe Micro$oft is behind this?   

Oh hush the fuck up and cut the conspiracy crap.

> It sort of illustrates the hazards of having all the open-source
> eggs on one server farm....
> 
> Regards,
> Lew Wolfgang
> 
> 
> On Sat, 23 Jun 2001, ZephyrQ wrote:
> 
> > 
> > 	I've been trying all day to get my /. fix, as well as
> > Freshmeat!
> > 
> > 	Did I miss an announcement?  Or is there something else going
> > on?
> > 
> >
> 
Slashdot fix...good lord.
-- 
Omachonu Ogali
missnglnk@informationwave.net
http://www.informationwave.net




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