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Re: GNU Elpa not reachable (possibly OT)


From: Jude DaShiell
Subject: Re: GNU Elpa not reachable (possibly OT)
Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2019 16:06:13 -0500

Same trouble here until I installed a tls package, then all of that
trouble went away.
On Fri, 1 Mar 2019, Joost Kremers wrote:

> Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2019 02:27:50
> From: Joost Kremers <address@hidden>
> To: help-gnu-emacs <address@hidden>
> Subject: Re: GNU Elpa not reachable (possibly OT)
>
> Hi,
>
> just FYI, this issue appears to be resolved now. elpa.gnu.org is pingable
> again (though it connects to the IPv4 address) and updating my packages in
> Emacs also works again.
>
> Thanks to all who helped fix this.
>
> Best,
>
> Joost
>
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 18 2019, Joost Kremers wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > The past few days I've been having trouble updating my packages, which turns
> > out
> > to be caused by Emacs not being able to reach <https://elpa.gnu.org>. The
> > problem isn't that the server is down (it isn't), but I'm not entirely sure
> > what
> > the problem is, so I thought I'd post here, in case anyone can help, even
> > though
> > it may not be an actual Emacs problem...
> >
> > Trying to refresh my package list results in the following error:
> >
> > error in process filter: Error retrieving:
> > https://elpa.gnu.org/packages/archive-contents (error http 400)
> >
> > Funny thing is, I can paste that URI in the address bar of my browser and
> > the
> > file loads just fine.
> >
> > Looking at this reddit page:
> >
> > https://www.reddit.com/r/emacs/comments/arnbhb/cant_reach_elpa_for_the_last_couple_of_days/
> >
> > I tried the same thing as in one of the posts there, and indeed, `nslookp
> > elpa.gnu.org` gives me:
> >
> >
> > ```
> > Non-authoritative answer:
> > Name:   elpa.gnu.org
> > Address: 209.51.188.89
> > Name:   elpa.gnu.org
> > Address: 2001:470:142:5::89
> > ```
> >
> > and then `ping elpa.gnu.org` yields:
> >
> > ```
> > PING elpa.gnu.org(2001:470:142:5::89 (2001:470:142:5::89)) 56 data bytes
> > From 2001:470:142::1 (2001:470:142::1) icmp_seq=1 Destination unreachable:
> > Address unreachable
> > ```
> >
> > Several IPv6 test sites tell me my IPv6 connectivity is fine, except for
> > one,
> > which states that "Your router or firewall is filtering ICMPv6 messages sent
> > to
> > your computer."
> >
> > So I'm wondering if that may be the cause of the problem and if yes, what
> > can I
> > do about it?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Joost
>
>
>

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