[SATLUG] access to FreeNode (or IRC in general) from GVTC's network

Jeremy Z zunkworks at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 11:39:36 CST 2011


I was able to connect to anthony.freenode.net port 6667, via GVTC. Tried
connecting to other servers included in KVIrc but none seemed to work, not
sure if they're inactive or if there is an issue. A few were "DNS lookup
failed" most resolved to an IP and were "[SOCKET ERROR]: Connection timed
out"

On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 10:44 AM, Greg Swift <gregswift at gmail.com> wrote:

> hey guys.
>
> A couple of months ago I started having sporadic issues accessing various
> irc.freenode.net servers.  A reconnect (to goto the next host) usually
> worked within a try or two.  But around a month or so ago I stopped being
> able to connect at all.  Upon further troubleshooting I found I couldn't
> connect to any IRC servers.  I've tried from multiple PCs in my home, but I
> haven't tried bypassing the router yet (laptop died around the time I
> started troublshooting and PC is to far away from outlet for non-wireless
> connection). I checked with GVTC and they said they are not doing anything
> to block it.
>
> Anyone on GVTC's network that can try?
>
> My IP is in the 96.8.245.0 subnet.
>
> -greg
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