[Lvlug] Anybody else having trouble with gmail via pop?
gmartin at gmartin.org
Thu Apr 21 16:56:06 EDT 2005
Randy Kramer wrote:
>Thanks for the response! I thought I should report back on the "solution",
>but I'm not sure I have much useful to report.
>I reinstalled Mandrake (10) (leaving my old /home intact) and things have
>worked last evening/night and this morning. traceroute still gives similar
>results, although the traceroute on pop.gmail.com shows three more hops
>before becoming all asterisks:
>[root at system12 Downloads]# traceroute pop.gmail.com
>traceroute: Warning: pop.gmail.com has multiple addresses; using
> 7 ge-10-1.hsa1.Atlanta1.Level3.net (18.104.22.168) 227.184 ms 207.276 ms
> 8 unknown.Level3.net (22.214.171.124) 284.459 ms 275.438 ms 282.937 ms
> 9 126.96.36.199 (188.8.131.52) 204.096 ms 207.649 ms 206.250 ms
>10 184.108.40.206 (220.127.116.11) 215.724 ms 209.133 ms 201.937 ms
>11 * * *
> traceroute -p 995 pop.gmail.com still looks the same (asterisks starting at
>the 8th hop).
>So, (1) why did I reinstall Mandrake, and (2) was that the real resolution?
>(1) Not sure--when I was using the system with verizon broadband, I was using
>DHCP, when I came back to fast.net I had to use a fixed/manual setup (on a
>private lan address (192.168.0.12, with gateway 192.168.0.10))--I thought
>maybe something had gotten "stuck" to some bad value. Also, I've had strange
>problems before with kmail--can't recall exactly, something like after a
>reinstall it looked for my mail in something like ~/Mail instead of ~/mail
>and didn't find my local folders.
>(2) No idea--it works now, fast.net swore they hadn't changed anything (even
>though we had a different email problem on my wife's Windows machine, in
>which case we (my son) disabled file and print sharing and the ability to
>send email was restored.
>Anyway... it's working for now.
>On Wednesday 20 April 2005 12:07 pm, you wrote:
>>On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 11:09:39AM -0400, Randy Kramer wrote:
>>>Today I have not been able to get my gmail via pop (which is what I
Geez - reinstall the OS? Sounds like a windows solution. Are you sure
you weren't just having a DSL problem?
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