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From Chuck Murcko <ch...@telebase.com>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "GET hangs for some browsers, but not others" on FreeBSD (fwd)
Date Sat, 05 Oct 1996 10:53:53 GMT
I suggested he try the keeplive patch & see if Netscape started working.

Dunno why lynx would hang, though. Lynx 2.5, anyway, works from here.

Rob Hartill liltingly intones:
> 
> 
> not acked
> 
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from jim@reptiles.org -----
> 
> Message-Id: <199610042232.PAA00608@taz.hyperreal.com>
> From: jim@reptiles.org
> To: apache-bugs%apache.org@organic.com
> Date: Fri Oct  4 15:32:25 1996
> Subject: WWW Form Bug Report: "GET hangs for some browsers, but not others" on FreeBSD
> 
> Submitter: jim@reptiles.org
> Operating system: FreeBSD, version: 2.1.5
> Version of Apache Used: 1.1.1
> Extra Modules used: status_module info_module with CFLAGS -DSTATUS
> URL exhibiting problem: http://www.freenet.durham.org
> 
> Symptoms:
> --
> depending on the viewer used, the Welcome.html pages may or maynot appear to hang.
> 
> lynx 2.3.7 BETA from sunos 4.1.1 works fine
> lynx 2-4-2 from solaris 2.5 hangs.
> netscape (beta3?) on Freebsd hangs
> netscape (not sure) on windows works or doesn't work
>     (probably version related)
> MS IE appears to work.
> 
> the server, www.freenet.durham.org, used to run on a linux machine with a CERN server.
> 
> during testing, i attempted the following in order to define the problem:
> 
> routing issues: access was attempted from a variety of systems, and software.
> the problem exhibited itself no matter where the browser was located.
> (note: only lynx is available on the server itself, and it works locally)
> 
> .htaccess files were removed, no effect.
> 
> Welcome.html was removed, no effect (the lynx session that worked before, got a directory
listing,
>    the netscape session that didn't work, still hung)
> 
> diffs of the configfiles against the -dist ones were shown to a knowledgable apache admin,
who
> did not see any flaws.  (these config files are in ftp://freenet.durham.org/pub/apache.cfg)
> 
> 
> --
> 
> Backtrace:
> --
> 
> --
> 
> ----- End of forwarded message from jim@reptiles.org -----
> 
> 

chuck
Chuck Murcko	N2K Inc.	Wayne PA	chuck@telebase.com
And now, on a lighter note:
"I'm willing to sacrifice anything for this cause, even other people's
lives"

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