EHLO command waits for hour with hotmail.com

Hello, I a trying to connect to the hotmail mx with:
socket_write($socket,"HELO google.com\n");

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but hotmail never send the reply back.
However I receive well the 220 code after connection.

What can I do ?
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zappafan2k2Commented:
Just for laughs, try sending \r\n instead of \n

And are you issuing a socket_read command after socket_write?
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Greg2FSAuthor Commented:
Stupid mistake... gotten this code on the net.
Thanks
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Greg2FSAuthor Commented:
(using \r\n solved)
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