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Old 12-15-2004, 08:00 PM   #1
centa
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unable to download a software from cvs


my os is RH9 kernal 2.4.20-8

i am trying to download a software from cvs. instruction are given on the site which are

# cd /usr/src
# export CVSROOT=server:anoncvs@cvs.digium.com:/usr/cvsroot
# cvs login - the password is anoncvs.
# cvs checkout zaptel libpri asterisk

when i enter the password i recieve a message "unknown host cvs.digium.com."

giving the command "# cvs checkout zaptel libpri asterisk" anyway gave the same mesage.

what should i do?

Thanks
 
Old 12-19-2004, 03:56 AM   #2
MartinN
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Hi centa. Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org!

I think that your commands look OK. Maybe you only experienced a little Internet hickup? If you issue this command:
Code:
nslookup cvs.digium.com
do you get an IP address or an error message?

I just tried it here and I got the address. By the way, in case you don't know, nslookup makes a DNS (Domain Names System) lookup to translate an alphabetical web address to an IP address. You could also try
Code:
nslookup www.linuxquestions.org
to see the IP address of this site.

This kind of problems occur sometimes if your Internet provider's DNS server is not fully updated. If you get it a lot, then you should contact your ISP about it.

Good luck!
Martin
 
  


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