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Old 02-06-2008, 08:10 PM
Neil Bothwick
 
Default Gentoo-Wiki down too

On Wed, 6 Feb 2008 20:42:49 +0000, Mick wrote:

> I haven't been able to connect to it at all today. I remember reading
> that the server had been cracked a couple of months ago and have been
> wondering if we have a repeat performance here. I also have not been
> able to connect to http://www.gentoo-portage.com/ . . .

gentoo-wiki.com and gentoo-portage.com resolve to the same address, so if
one server is down...

> As an aside, a number of gentoo servers seem to have attracted unwanted
> attention in the recent months and were compromised.

These aren't official Gentoo servers, the only one of those with a
recent security issue was packages.gentoo.org. That was a hole in the
code, nothing to do with the underlying OS.


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