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Re: Repository Problem

On Sat, Aug 18, 2018 at 08:15:12PM +1000, David wrote:
> On 18 August 2018 at 05:00, Stephen P. Molnar <s.molnar@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > I have just installed Stretch on a new SSD on my platform.
> >
> > During the installation I selected the University of Chicago mirror and
> > accepted the defaults plus backports.
> >
> > When I fun apt-get install Thunderbird apt-get tries to log on to
> > prod.debian.map.fastly.net (2a04:4E42:2c::2040 and hangs. I can't find that
> > address anywhere in /etc/apt.  Why am I getting this behavior?
> As explained at [1], the debian-security repo [2] might be provided to
> you by fastly.net.
> Access to the debian-security repo is important because it is the method
> by which your system will receive future security updates.
> > Even more
> > important, how do I get rid of  the problem?
> If by "the problem" you mean the "hang", then you need to investigate why
> that is occurring.

Two cents says that he doesn't have upstream IPv6 connectivity.

If ping6 fails for both prod.debian.map.fastly.net and
www.google.com, that's a decent indicator I'm right.

Then the question is whether he expects to have IPv6
connectivity (and so it's broken) or whether he doesn't (and we
should tell Debian to stop using it).


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