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Old 06-02-2005, 12:35 AM   #1
nadroj
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why dont [some] websites load? (slack)


never had this problem with any distro but slack (10.*), im using kde at the moment.

in konqueror, some web pages dont load and give this error: (well, an html page used by konqueror as an error message, it seems)
Code:
An error occurred while loading http://www.google.com/:

Timeout on server
Connection was to www.google.com at port 80
and 'yahoo.com' doesnt load in konqueror.. but 'http://www.yahoo.com' loads. however, 'http://linuxquestions.org'and 'http://www.linuxquestions.org' both load.
in mozilla 'http://www.yahoo.com' loads.. google doesnt

in konqueror, LQ.org works almost perfectly, it seems.. however, in mozilla, the main page i think fully loads, but say i click 'forums', it begins to load like 20% of the top, or so, and says its still loading but stays there for minutes and i havent seen it fully load.

this same problem happened to me in slack 10.0.. which is the sole reason i downloaded, burned, installed, and configured slack 10.1.. to see this same problem?

no clue what the deal is here.. i will be trying to download the firefox package to install with 'installpkg' tool, well see how that goes.. but i installed firefox on slack 10.0 after having this initial problem and that didnt solve it. i also tried running it as root, thinking for some odd reason it was maybe trying to write a temp file somewhere where it didnt have access, but no help.

any help appreciated.

edit:
i forgot to mention i can ping all these sites fine

edit++:
i tried using the direct ip addresses to these sites with no luck either, +/- :80 (with without the ":80")

Last edited by nadroj; 06-02-2005 at 12:49 AM.
 
Old 06-02-2005, 05:24 PM   #2
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This sounds like a DNS issue, but the fact that you had the issue even with IPs, it might not be.

Check /etc/resolv.conf, let us know what you have in this file.
-Jason
 
Old 06-02-2005, 06:15 PM   #3
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alrighty ill check it out and come back and post it, thanks
 
Old 06-03-2005, 01:52 AM   #4
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/etc/resolv.conf:
Quote:
nameserver [hidden ip address]
nameserver [hidden ip address]
search
these 2 ips match up with my DNS for my ISP
 
  


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