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Re: more DNS problems (F10)



On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 11:04 -0500, Jim wrote:
> Veli-Pekka Kestilä wrote:
> > Steven Stern wrote:
> >> OK. I don't understand this:
> >>
> >>   [sdstern sds-desk ~]$ ping sstern.ccim.com
> >>   ping: unknown host sstern.ccim.com
> >>
> >> BUT
> >>
> >>   [sdstern sds-desk ~]$ nslookup sstern.ccim.com
> >>   Server:        127.0.0.1
> >>   Address:    127.0.0.1#53
> >>
> >>   Non-authoritative answer:
> >>   Name:    sstern.ccim.com
> >>   Address: 12.40.135.219
> >>
> >> nslookup finds the right value, but ping reports unknown host.  I
> >> haven't changed any of my configuration files.
> >>   
> > What is in your /etc/resolv.conf ?
> > You could put localhost(127.0.0.1) as first entry in there. And maybe 
> > delete other nameserver entries as you have local dns-server.
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Veli-Pekka
> >
> Heres the fix.
> 
> http://www.fedorafaq.org/f10/#dns-slow
That's not a fix, that's an last-resort escape applicable in some
sub-set of cases.

Ralf




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