[Sugar-devel] problem connecting to irc

sumit singh sumit.coder at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 15:47:41 EDT 2009

Hi James,

Thanx a lot James for your reply. I don't know why the problem
occurred, but finally after a few hours I can now access the sugar
irc. Maybe its due to the blessings of all the sugar mailing list
users, lolz ... :)


On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 5:20 PM, James Cameron<quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 04:46:38PM +0530, sumit singh wrote:
>> I am trying to connect to the sugar irc but getting this error- Your
>> reported hostname is banned: You have a host listed in the DroneBL.
>> For more information, visit dronebl.org/lookup_branded.do?
>> Any ideas about how can this be dealt with?
> It has nothing to do with Sugar.  The channel is hosted on a free
> service, FreeNode, which has some conditions of use, and these restrict
> where connections can be made from.
> You will need to resolve the issue causing you to be listed in dronebl
> before you can connect to freenode.
> You should determine why your IP address is listed.
> If you are purchasing IP service from a company, you could ask them for
> advice, but the situation is usually caused by someone else who used
> your IP before you doing something particularly evil.
> --
> James Cameron
> http://quozl.linux.org.au/

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