Can't connect to Yahoo??

David Coulson david at davidcoulson.net
Fri Jun 19 09:53:18 EDT 2009


Change the yahoo server under your account settings to 
cs101.msg.mud.yahoo.com. Seems to work for me.

Art Greenberg wrote:
> New this morning - I am unable to connect to Yahoo with Pidgin 2.5.6. 
> I can connect OK using the "official" Yahoo IM application.
>
> With the Pidgin debug window enabled, I disable my Yahoo account then 
> enable it.  Here is the relevant info:
>
> (09:49:54) account: Connecting to account wa2lln
> (09:49:54) connection: Connecting. gc = 021EEB70
> (09:49:54) util: Writing file C:\Documents and 
> Settings\artg\Application 
> Data\.purple\icons\62e2bdf87e517780ed3f5da71f2177e677aa55b8.png
> (09:49:54) yahoo: Calculated buddy icon checksum: 940782338(09:49:54) 
> yahoo: buddy icon is up to date. Not reuploading.
> (09:49:54) dnsquery: Performing DNS lookup for scs.msg.yahoo.com
> (09:49:54) dnsquery: IP resolved for scs.msg.yahoo.com
> (09:49:54) proxy: Attempting connection to 68.180.217.8
> (09:49:54) proxy: Connecting to scs.msg.yahoo.com:5050 with no proxy
> (09:49:54) proxy: Connection in progress
> (09:49:55) proxy: Connecting to scs.msg.yahoo.com:5050.
> (09:49:55) yahoo: 97 bytes to read, rxlen is 117
> (09:49:55) yahoo: Yahoo Service: 0x57 Status: 1
> (09:49:55) yahoo: yahoo status: 12
>
> Pidgin just sits there, apparently waiting forever to complete the 
> connection.
>



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