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Old 12-03-2004, 04:59 AM   #1
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BitTorrent Error Need Help!

Hi there I have been using bit torrent for a while now with no problems however the last 3 days i have been getting this error message

error(s):[23:43:29] Problem connecting to tracker - <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>

Does anyone know what it mean and also does anyone know how to cure it please help me i hate not being able to download.

The server i run i have to connect to using shell/putty and I run a debian op/sys.

Remember I am very new to this and will need to know exactly what to do i idolise you guys for knowing stuff about linux it looks so complex.

Thanks in advance.

Old 12-03-2004, 05:04 AM   #2
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"Temporary failure in name resolution"

Sounds to me like the domain name of the tracker is down or your DNS server is not working. I don't think you can do anything about this.

Try using a different bittorrent
Old 12-03-2004, 05:06 AM   #3
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OK if it is dns as i rent the server from company in america should they fix it? As really wanna make the best of my 100mbit upload/download.
Old 12-03-2004, 05:11 AM   #4
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I'd just go with a different torrent file... save a lot of time and headaches...


EDIT: Just found this link over on perhaps it could explain your problem?

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Old 12-03-2004, 05:26 AM   #5
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OK thanks that could be it then.


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