Hi Nate-

Thanks for your help.
Also, we should note that this seems to work if we try chromosome by chromosome.

here's the output from from wget:

Begin forwarded message:
From: "Yang, Mary \(NIH/NHGRI\) [F]" <yangma@mail.nih.gov>
Date: July 28, 2006 4:31:09 PM EDT
To: "Elnitski, Laura \(NIH/NHGRI\) [E]" <elnitski@mail.nih.gov>
Subject: Re: [Galaxy-user] Fwd:  Fwd: Galaxy2.2 Test retrieving DNA sequences

yes, I did. Here is the information I got:

  wget http://test.g2.bx.psu.edu/display?id=24857
--13:27:59--  http://test.g2.bx.psu.edu/display?id=24857
           => `display?id=24857'
Resolving test.g2.bx.psu.edu...
Connecting to test.g2.bx.psu.edu||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 503 Service Unavailable
13:33:59 ERROR 503: Service Unavailable.


On Jul 31, 2006, at 12:20 PM, Nate Coraor wrote:

On Jul 28, 2006, at 4:10 PM, Laura Elnitski wrote:

> thanks for all of the suggestions- so far we've had no luck in 
> obtaining our sequences.
> One thing I remember is that different browsers have different 
> settings for how long they take until they time-out- maybe we 
> should try something other than Safari?


Since other tools such as curl are failing, it may be more than just 
a browser timeout.  Could you possibly provide the full output that 
you receive when trying to download using tools like curl or wget?