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Re: Help: No internet connection

On Sat, 2009-12-12 at 22:53 +0000, Sam Sharpe wrote:
> 2009/12/12 Patrick O'Callaghan <pocallaghan gmail com>:
> >> There have been several postings from Fedora people indicating that the
> >> project web site is going to be down for 48 hours for a physical move.
> >> Firefox out of the box on a fresh Fedora install uses this as the
> >> default start page. If you can get to other web sites, it's probably not
> >> a problem with your system.
> >
> > The scheduled outage is a due to start about 20 minutes from now, so it
> > seems unlikely to be the problem.
> Really?

Yes, really.

> The message I saw said that the websites were going down for about two
> hours starting at:
> date -d '2009-12-11 02:00:00 UTC'
> By my reckoning, that was about 44 hours, 48 minutes ago... so it
> should be long done by now.

Except that there was another message announcing the outage for
2009-12-12. See

> The original message on this topic was posted at "11 December 2009
> 22:08 UTC+1" - so unless Simon waited 17 hours before posting, I'd
> still agree with you that this probably isn't the cause of his
> particular problem.

I don't know if the second announcement was meant to override the first,
but it seems likely as otherwise the two periods would overlap.


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