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Re: timeout with tor-resolve

Roger Dingledine wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 10:20:52PM +0200, Martin Balvers wrote:
>>The last few days I was unable to browse at all while using Tor.
>>As it turns out, a couple of fast nodes in the Netherlands have gone
>>down, and I just happened to have them in my config file as EntryNode.
>>If I tried to resolve an address with tor-resolve, it would timeout.
>>After commenting out the EntryNode line, Tor was usable again (although
>>it is very slow at the moment)
>>I guess all the preferred entry nodes are tried first, even though they
>>are down.
> Hi Martin,
> I'm not quite sure what your bug report here is. What behavior did you
> expect, and how did the behavior you got differ from that? Is there
> something we should fix in the Tor code?
> Thanks,
> --Roger

The message was not intended as a bug report, just an observation that
the timeouts disappeared when I stopped using specific entrynodes.