[Ilugc] Need Help Sify Vs Linux
muneerch at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 17:29:00 IST 2008
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 5:06 PM, Swapnil Bhartiya <arnieswap at yahoo.com>wrote:
> > You can check this by telnetting to google.com
>> I tried your suggestion, and this is the output I got:
>> root at swapnil-desktop:~# telnet google.com 80
>> Trying 184.108.40.206...
>> Connected to google.com.
>> Escape character is '^]'.
> Have you tried this when you are not able to browse? If this is successful
> when you are blacked out from internet, then your service provider is not
> blocking your http and most probably your browser is at fault (because you
> are able to access port 80 from a different application). If your telnet on
> port 80 is also blocked, then there is some problem with your modem or
> service provider. In my opinion, service provider will never block any
> traffic simply because the OS is Linux, so the second possibility is very
> rare.(I am assuming that "ping www.google.com" is successful when you are
> blacked out)
> By the way you should have tried "GET /" and not "/ GET", though it doesn't
make any difference in this trouble shooting.
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