On Mon, 8 Sep 2003, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 09:13:31PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> > On Mon, 8 Sep 2003 13:55:14 +0300,
> > Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 02:26:35PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> > >> ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/download/patches/2.4.22. =20
> > >
> > >I cannot access any files in this directory.
> > I can access that directory from outside SGI, and so can most other
> > people. The problem is either on your end or between you and
> > oss.sgi.com. Please ask your network people to investigate.
> no it was your ftp server, it was responding with "550 load average is
> 11, anonymous users are not allowed to download with this much load."
> or somesuch, it was doing so in a broken way though so most clients
> didn't properly identify the failure. in fact its not even possible
> to see the error message unless you use the plain jane bsd ftp
> command, all the others (wget, lftp etc) helpfully hid the message and
> silently malfunctioned.
> it seems to be behaving itself now.
Actually, ncftp was also capable of displaying the actual error.
Lonni J Friedman netllama@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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