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Offline christully

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tce-load failing
« on: January 11, 2019, 08:13:39 AM »
I am developing a custom boot stick based on TC so I am rebooting it A LOT.

It seems like every time I boot into TC and want to run tce-load it fails silently. Then I begin poking around and pinging different servers and eventually I do something that convinces tce-load to work.

But I have not found a consistent trick that makes this happen. Does any one have any suggestions?

Here is ifconfig:

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tc@box:~$ ifconfig
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:0D:B9:49:55:84
          inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
          RX packets:21275 errors:0 dropped:1649 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:127 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:2565383 (2.4 MiB)  TX bytes:9548 (9.3 KiB)

and here are my current ping results:

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tc@box:~$ ping repo.tinycorelinux.net
PING repo.tinycorelinux.net ( 56 data bytes
--- repo.tinycorelinux.net ping statistics ---
19 packets transmitted, 0 packets received, 100% packet loss
tc@box:~$ ping distro.ibiblio.org
PING distro.ibiblio.org ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from seq=0 ttl=54 time=34.561 ms
64 bytes from seq=1 ttl=54 time=35.059 ms
64 bytes from seq=2 ttl=54 time=35.273 ms
64 bytes from seq=3 ttl=54 time=33.183 ms
64 bytes from seq=4 ttl=54 time=32.965 ms
64 bytes from seq=5 ttl=54 time=33.040 ms
--- distro.ibiblio.org ping statistics ---
6 packets transmitted, 6 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max = 32.965/34.013/35.273 ms

I have replaced http://repo.tinycorelinux.net in my /opt/tcemirror file with http://distro.ibiblio.org/tinycorelinux/ because today repo.tinycorelinux.net appears to be down.

Offline christully

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Re: tce-load failing
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2019, 08:27:55 AM »
Oops - I forgot that I had had to wipe and reformat my USB stick, so it's UUID changed...  :-[

Offline curaga

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Re: tce-load failing
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2019, 10:52:36 AM »
The main repo blocks pings as part of the port scanning protection. It likely marked you as an intruder and blocked your connections for a minute or two.
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