No. I had the same experience.
On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Tibor Polgar wrote:
> I'm trying to get in to suck down the 2.4.19 tree but get:
> > cvs -d :pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/home/cvs login
> Logging in to :pserver:email@example.com:2401/home/cvs
> CVS password:
> cvs [login aborted]: connect to ftp.linux-mips.org(188.8.131.52):2401
> failed: Connection refused
> Per the website i'm using the password of "cvs" (without quotes). Is it just
> our site/firewall?