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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" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Something is definitely rotten here.
Yes, the smell of a rotten old thread:
> Whois reports:
> Server Name: SLASHDOT.ORG.SUCKS.COMPARED.TO.JIMPHILLIPS.ORG
> IP Address: 126.96.36.199
> 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
> I also noticed that traceroutes to both slashdot and freshmeat went
> through 188.8.131.52, 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....
> 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.