On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 4:36 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote: > Lanny Marcus wrote: >> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> The web site for CentOS is not responding. I can ping it OK, but the >>> web site is not responding to http requests from my browser. If the >>> webmaster should happen to read this... >>> >> I know it is working for everyone else. Below is the traceroute. The >> very slow connection is due to us going over satellite (or via >> submarine cable?), from Colombia into Miami. > > its not satellite, or there'd be a hop in the middle that added about > 500mS to all further points. speed of light up to geostationary orbit > (about 22800 miles, +/- based on the lat/long of the earth stations, and > the longitude of the satellite)) and back twice, kinda hard to beat > that, and the main reason satellite internet isn't very popular. > > *per google, (22800 miles * 4) / c = 489.58 milliseconds* > > (* 4 because your packets woudl go up to orbit and back down, then the > response has to go up and back again.) That's good to know. I seem to recall, years ago, they were installing a Submarine cable to the USA. Do you see anything in the traceroute that shows where the problem is? It still won't load for me. I can see when it does the DNS lookup and after that the browser status is "Waiting for www.centos.org"