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I'm running slackware 64/13.0 and recently setup my wireless card and it's working fine, until I tried to ping or connecg with msn. msn is my isp. I've got DSL and my /etc/resolve.conf file's got the following in it:

nameserver 205.171.2.65 nameserver 205.171.3.65

Here's the traceroute. Anybody know why I'm having problems with msn? It's my isp?

traceroute www.msn.com traceroute to www.msn.com (65.55.17.27), 30 hops max, 38 byte packets 1 dslmodem.domain.actdsltmp (192.168.0.1) 2.099 ms 2.109 ms 1.676 ms 2 blng-dsl-gw04-196.blng.qwest.net (67.42.227.196) 33.818 ms 33.056 ms 33.920 ms 3 blng-agw1.inet.qwest.net (67.42.227.93) 34.066 ms 34.888 ms 33.902 ms 4 bil-core-01.inet.qwest.net (205.171.154.73) 34.163 ms 33.426 ms 34.503 ms 5 tuk-core-01.inet.qwest.net (205.171.5.142) 52.765 ms 51.959 ms 51.698 ms 6 sea-edge-12.inet.qwest.net (67.14.4.210) 52.391 ms 53.463 ms 52.201 ms 7 63-234-17-26.dia.static.qwest.net (63.234.17.26) 53.086 ms 52.442 ms 52.512 ms 8 ge-7-3-0-58.wst-64cb-1a.ntwk.msn.net (207.46.46.41) 52.493 ms 53.033 ms 52.700 ms 9 ge-3-3-0-0.co2-64c-1a.ntwk.msn.net (207.46.43.194) 58.055 ms 57.948 ms 57.868 ms 10 ge-7-0-0-0.co2-64c-1b.ntwk.msn.net (207.46.43.197) 57.966 ms 57.474 ms 57.208 ms 11 ge-6-0-0-0.co1-64c-1a.ntwk.msn.net (207.46.46.92) 57.062 ms 57.509 ms 56.645 ms 12 10.22.8.177 (10.22.8.177) 57.235 ms 57.230 ms 57.064 ms 13 10.22.8.2 (10.22.8.2) 56.980 ms 57.233 ms 56.398 ms

asked 10 May '10, 13:45

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edited 10 May '10, 13:56

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If you put 4 spaces in front of code blocks, your pasted code is much more readable.

(13 Jul '10, 06:50) guerda



Ping uses ICMP echo and echo -reply packets ... some sites specifically block pings. Firewalls tend to be configured to block everything and only allow the desired traffic.

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answered 11 May '10, 23:29

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no it's because it doesn't respond to pings. tested from multiple locations.

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answered 10 May '10, 13:57

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It should be noted that ping uses ICMP echo requests (Type 8). By default the Linux implementation of traceroute uses UDP packets not ICMP.

traceroute www.msn.com

If you specify the "-I" flag it forces traceroute to use ICMP

traceroute -I www.msn.com

In this instance it would appear www.msn.com is blocking both ICMP/UDP.

If you install 'tcptraceroute' which traces using TCP ports and trace to port 80 (http) because this is a webserver the trace should be successfull.

tcptraceroute www.msn.com 80

Also note that '/etc/resolve.conf' is used for DNS resolution. Since your client is successfully able to convert www.msn.com to ip address 65.55.17.27 shows this is working as expected.

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answered 12 May '10, 22:05

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10 58 ms 58 ms 59 ms ge-2-0-0-0.co1-64c-1b.ntwk.msn.net [207.46.43.178] 11 57 ms 58 ms 57 ms 10.22.8.185 12 57 ms 58 ms 57 ms 10.22.8.6 13 * * * Request timed out 14 * * * Request timed out

It's not you or your ISP. It's the fact that Microsoft blocks ICMP I believe.

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answered 12 May '10, 13:59

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edited 13 Jul '10, 14:25

Do you ever get this resolved? I just installed a Qwest DSL modem, and I have the same problem. Msn.com won't load. My traceroute stops at the same hop as yours. I've tried other ISPs, and they connect fine. My next step is to contact Qwest over it.

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answered 12 Jul '10, 21:00

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so whats the problem? msn=microsoft=EVIL

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answered 11 May '10, 03:45

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While I think that anyone browsing this site might agree with you, the answer does nothing to help solve the question posed by the asker.

(12 May '10, 04:29) Kevin M
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