Errors downloading this evening

Christopher Woods (CustomMade) christopher at
Fri Jul 15 16:59:21 EDT 2011

> > What ISPs are all of you customers of?
> [various replies]

Hmm, so quite a disparity.

What might be useful, if someone encounters a problematic download, would be
to fire up a command prompt and manually attempt to download the file - that
way the download server chosen can be identified and a traceroute and pings
can be run against it to determine whether there's a particular CDN at fault
(IIRC the BBC use three; Akamai, LimeLight and Level3) or whether there's
some intermittent routing problems at LINX.

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