"Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> __/ [ Eric Johnston ] on Friday 10 March 2006 13:13 \__
>> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> __/ [ Eric Johnston ] on Friday 10 March 2006 11:34 \__
>>>> Since about 10am yesterday 9 May 2006
>>>> All my web pages with Urchin tracker were very slow to load. I fixed
>>>> gradually over several hours by removing the tracker code from affected
>>>> pages. I now understand that I could have simply moved the tracker
>>>> the bottom of the pages rather than having it in the head. It seems
>>>> Google changed their advice about where to put the Urchin code and I
>>>> missed the update.
>>> Remember that Urchin stats will be incomplete. Not everyone permits
>>> to run (i.e. spy).
>>>> I've also notices that the PR display is now greyed out. I've tried
>>>> Firefox and reloading the toolbars, but PR still all grey - for all web
>>>> sites I visit. Any ideas ?
>>>> Best regards, Eric.
>>> It sounds as though your IP may have been led to (temporary) banishment.
>>> you tried changing addresses? Have you been running any tools that do
>>> analysis based on data from Google?
>>> Best wishes,
>>> Roy S. Schestowitz | "Free the mind, the source will follow"
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>>> 11:35am up 2 days 4:12, 7 users, load average: 0.68, 0.70, 0.75
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>> My IP address does not seem to be the problem as another computer on the
>> local LAN shows PR green as usual.
> If IP addresses on the LAN are static (as opposed to dynamically allocated
> regardless of MAC addresses), that would suggest the very opposite. Google
> could reject traffic to/from one particular IP address rather than an
> subnet (e.g. a D-block).
>> I now suspect 'anti-spy' problem.
>> Perhaps a Norton Security upgrade or Microsoft Antispyware upgrade has
>> blocked both PR and Urchin - unresolved despite temporary disabling ?.
> Does your firewall software have any logs, debugging tools or any other
> facility which will discover what is happening underneath? Something is
> being blocked, either by Google or by your software (including operating
> system settings).
>> Best regards, Eric.
> Best wishes,
> Roy S. Schestowitz | "Disk quota exceeded; sig discontinued"
> http://Schestowitz.com | SuSE Linux | PGP-Key: 0x74572E8E
> 1:10pm up 2 days 5:47, 7 users, load average: 0.75, 0.79, 0.75
> http://iuron.com - next generation of search paradigms
All is well again.
Probable cause: Running Norton Live Update: Scan for updates followed by
download of 3 files
Probable cure: Running Norton Live Update: Scan for updates - no further
PR is now showing normally for all sites, also Urchin tracked pages as fast
to load as usual.
Best regards, Eric.