Eggheads: Eggdrop constantly getting ping timeout

Darko Ilic darko at
Mon Jun 27 04:34:49 CST 2005

Hi Tolga,

If you are the same guy I spoke to yesterday, and i think you are - you 
should've mentioned that there are other problems with your computer. 
Get your PC right, first, and then we can see about eggdrop. A hint - 
you can restart X without restarting computer.


M. Tolga Özses wrote:

> Hello guys,
> This problem has been solved thanks to guppy on undernet #eggdrop. It 
> turned out that it is because the realname field is blank. However, 
> there now seems to be another problem, and that is I get the same 
> problem (I think) and I can't even telnet to it if I start it without 
> -nt switches. If my X freezes (that happens a lot lately) I have to 
> restart it using putty from another computer on the LAN and therefore 
> the eggdrop is gone. Therefore I want to be able to start it without 
> -nt switches, and still be able to telnet in and not get ping timeout 
> (if that is the case). I hope I made myself clear enough. Any ideas?
> Regards,
> Hielke Hoeve wrote:
>> Yes i did and the config is fine... must be some modem firewall 
>> problem, try setting it open completely if that is possible.
>> I have no idea what the problem is.
>> On 07/06/05, *"M. Tolga Özses"* <mtozses at 
>> <mailto:mtozses at>> wrote:
>>     I have a modem firewall, therefore NAT. I tried setting nat-ip to
>>     my internet IP, didn't work. I tried enabling ICMP on the modem,
>>     didn't work :( What else could be the problem? Did you look at
>>     the .conf file?
>>     Regards,
>>     Hielke Hoeve wrote:
>>>     did you set any firewall things or NAT stuff on either server
>>>     that you didnt set on the other. did not install certain
>>>     packages that offer network service to applications? the gcc
>>>     version shouldnt matter I have that debian gcc compiler version
>>>     as well. sounds like you have not installed/configured something.
>>>     On 06/06/05, *"M. Tolga Özses"* <mtozses at
>>>     <mailto:mtozses at>> wrote:
>>>         Hello. I can't get eggdrop to connect to DALnet or
>>>         unrealircd on ubuntu
>>>         or freebsd. the very same config file works on redhat
>>>         though, and I can
>>>         connect it to everywhere. Any ideas why? Ubuntu machine's
>>>         gcc version is
>>>         3.3.5 (Debian 1:3.3.5-8ubuntu2), and redhat machine's gcc
>>>         version is
>>>         3.2.2 20030222 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.2-5). I can give you any other
>>>         information you want. I also put my eggdrop.conf up at
>>>         <>. I'd
>>>         appreciate if you could
>>>         take a look at it and tell me what's wrong.
>>>         Regards,
>>>         --
>>>         M. Tolga Özses
>>>         Bilgi Teknolojisi Birimi
>>>         Sabancı Üniversitesi
>>>         Orhanlı 34956 Tuzla
>>>         İstanbul
>>>         Tel: (216) 483 91 98
>>>         Web:
>>>         <>
>>M. Tolga Özses
>>Bilgi Teknolojisi Birimi
>>Sabancı Üniversitesi
>>Orhanlı 34956 Tuzla
>>Tel: (216) 483 91 98
>M. Tolga Özses
>Bilgi Teknolojisi Birimi
>Sabancı Üniversitesi
>Orhanlı 34956 Tuzla
>Tel: (216) 483 91 98

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