Re: 'looking up xxxx' forever
On Mon, 5 Apr 2010 15:33:20 -0400 (EDT), Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Stephen Powell wrote:
>> You might want to try a Linux sniffer and see what you can come up
>> with. I've heard about a product called wireshark, but I've never
>> used it. You can also ask your ISP how long the lease is for the
>> IP address. First level support might not know what you're talking
>> about. And if you do get someone who knows what you are asking,
>> he might not know the answer. And if he does know the answer,
>> he might lie to you. But you can ask. And you can install a
>> sniffer and figure out how to use it. Even if you decide not to
>> tell the ISP what you know, at least you will have the personal
>> satisfaction of knowing what their lease time *really* is.
>> And if the lease time turns out to be long, you will have
>> eliminated a possibility.
> Wireshark is a package on Debian Sid that I am running on.
Yes, it has been packaged for Debian, and is available in the
Debian archive. It is free software.
.''`. Stephen Powell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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