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Re: ctrl-c doesn't reliably kill ping
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Frank Farance <frank at farance dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2016 14:00:38 +0300
- Subject: Re: ctrl-c doesn't reliably kill ping
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Greetings, Frank Farance!
> A little digression, so you understand the background ... The workstation I am
> doing this from is connected to a Verizon router to their FIOS network. Now the
> reason I mention this is that the router's DNS (via DHCP to my workstation) is
> 192.168.1.1, which I presume is forwarded from the router upstream to Verizon's
> DNS caches. So if I type the URL http://something.that.doesnt.exist in my
> browser, rather than getting a Hostname Not Found error (at the name resolution
> level), it actually loads up a page saying "something.that.doesnt.exist" isn't
> found and then I have a Yahoo set of search results on things matching the
> broken hostname.
> So all of this is normal ISP stuff: they actually resolve unknown addresses to
> their own website (which is 188.8.131.52).
This is NOT "normal", this is a violation of protocol.
Whoever encounter such behavior should call their ISP and tell them to stop
With best regards,
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 13:59:48
Sorry for my terrible english...
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