[CLUE-Cert] Internet problems
seanleblanc at americanisp.net
Sun Aug 24 21:11:29 MDT 2003
On 08-24 20:33, Dennis J Perkins wrote:
> I couldn't access their web page Frida morning. They came back online
> sometime in teh afernoon.
> I'm still having trouble downloading files. The downloads tend to stop
> partway thru and I frequently need to try a few times in order to get
> something downloaded. This is a recent problem and I am not happy with
> their not responding to complaints. IF this is still a problem after I
> get back from China, I will probably look for a different ISP. But I
> still don't know if they are Qwest is the real problem. Accessing web
> pages doesn't seem to be a problem If someone sends me attachments,
> tho, my email downloads sometimes lock up.
I was going to follow up and say I wasn't having any problems with email
that I've noticed. But.
Then I remembered I've been having problems with Window Update. Downloads
keep hanging. I wanted to blame it on M$, but...I also had a download on my
FreeBSD box die about 2/3 of the way through.
Dennis, are you saying downloading in general is timing out? Because I think
I'm seeing the same thing.
> davidholz at americanisp.net wrote:
> >Things seem OK for now with my Americanisp service including email.
> >I did have trouble on either Thursday or Friday morning though.
> >I couldn't connect to them from USGS where I normally have a good
> >through their network. Fearing worms etc. or some gateway blocked by
> >an internal security directive, I checked other sites and they seemed fine.
> >Americanisp seemed to be down (at least I couldn't connect) for a few
> >After that it seemed OK.
> >At home, I use a basic dial up connection and it seems normal as I write
> >Hope this helps.
> > David
> >>How many people are having trouble getting email, especially with
> >>attachments, or downloading files? I have tried to ask AmericanIsp what
> >>is going on, and they have not responded. I don't know if my DSL
> >>connection is acting up, if my ISP is the problem, or if these worms
> >>have clogged up the Internet that badly. I doubt it's the last because
> >>I can still access some sites without difficulty.
> >>If these problems persist after I come back from China, I think I will
> >>start shopping for a new ISP. Silence is not an acceptable response.
Sean LeBlanc:seanleblanc at americanisp.net
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