[mythtv-users] Zap2it - What's going on
maillist at jg555.com
Thu Aug 24 15:47:12 UTC 2006
chris at cpr.homelinux.net wrote:
> I get a slightly different address (126.96.36.199), but that's not
> unusual. It's probably just their DNS doing load-balancing.
> It's not unusual for traceroute to fail. A lot of routers ignore
> traceroute packets entirely or else they don't reset the TTL for
> the return packet and it gets killed on the way back. You get
> better results with the tcptraceroute package because instead of
> requesting an ICMP ECHO they just send out "real" TCP packets with
> a low TTL and wait for the failure message to come back when the
> packet dies. From where I'm sitting the last few hops look like
> 12 tbr1-cl1.cgcil.ip.att.net (188.8.131.52) 95.315 ms
> 13 gar3-p360.cgcil.ip.att.net (184.108.40.206) 92.537 ms
> 14 mdf1-gsr12-2-pos-7-0.chi1.attens.net (220.127.116.11) 93.782 ms
> 15 mdf1-bi8k-1-eth-2-2.chi1.attens.net (18.104.22.168) 95.636 ms
> 16 *
> 17 22.214.171.124.tms-idc.com (126.96.36.199) [open] 134.115 ms
> This doesn't mean that the router at #16 is "down". It just means
> that it didn't send back a message. As you can see, though, the
> next hop worked just fine.
> Try accessing labs.zap2it.com in your web browser. If you get a
> "forbidden" page or an HTML "object does not exist" page then your
> route is OK. A failed route would result in your browser saying
> that the host was unreachable.
Chris, they are 2 different IP addresses and servers from what I found
out. The page we see is at labs.zap2it.com is 188.8.131.52, but the
data we use in mythtv is from datadirect.webservices.zap2it.com is
I'm almost out of listings, anyone got any ideas?
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