I finally figured it out, first, I had to figure out how to configure
the port forwarding in my router (netgear) and then delete the
servers.ini file and restarted mldonkey. Now it is working! Thanks
everyone!

Best regards,

Jonas

On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 07:34, Alex de Kruijff wrote:
> Dear,
> 
> Jonas, I bounced you responce to [EMAIL PROTECTED] and cc that list in
> to my reply. I have moved you text to the bottum becuase this can be
> better read as stand alone mail.
> 
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 05:49:49PM -0800, Jonas Manalive wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 17:09, Alex de Kruijff wrote:
> > > On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 04:56:11PM -0800, Jonas Manalive wrote:
> > > > Hello,
> > > > 
> > > > I cannot figure out why neither mldonkey and xmule would connect. I am
> > > > using 5.1, cvsupped and make world yesterday. I have a router, but no
> > > > firewall (yet). I tried to google and see where I can pinpoint the
> > > > problem.
> > > > 
> > > > Few months ago, I was able to run with no problems on my older computer.
> > > > I changed my motherboard and router for the new one with fresh install
> > > > of 5.1. 
> > > > 
> > > > Anyone willing to help me/advise me or point me to websites for
> > > > troubleshooting?
> > > 
> > > This website is mldonkey orientated and has forum:
> > > http://mldonkey.berlios.de/
> > > 
> > > You may also make sure that you forward some port to you computer. This
> > > FAQ has a topic about firewall that show you what ports to forward.
> > > http://mldonkey.berlios.de/modules.php?name=Wiki&pagename=FAQs
> > 
> > Yeah, I checked that out, to no success. :(
> > 
> > I will use the forum, thank you for your help.
> > 
> > I am not using the firewall now, but will try that if I don't get it
> > working soon.
> > 
> > As the last time I got it running on my old computer, I didn't touch the
> > default settings and mldonkey connected to servers with no problem. Now,
> > with a new computer and fresh installation of 5.1, I cannot get it
> > connected to servers. I can see that it tries to connect, but kept
> > getting timed out or lose connection.
> 
> What I meant was that you router (NAT?) acts the same way as a firewall
> seen from the point of view of a computer on the internet. Enabling the
> firewall will not solve your problem. It only makes you system more
> secure.
> 
> I didn't find the page I wanted to show you. This is the one with all
> the ports. You wan't to forward these to your own computer.
> 
> (Firewall) Which ports are used by MLDonkey ?
> http://mldonkey.berlios.de/modules.php?name=Wiki&pagename=Ports
> 
> I've seen the result from another computer and didn't start a
> thread becuase I already had forwarded the ports to another computer. So
> I'll be watching your thread. Others may find it helpfull to. Could you
> send a link?

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