CLFS + NSLookup

Dirk Kleinschmidt dirk.kleinschmidt at gmx.net
Tue Jan 17 16:57:45 PST 2006


Joe Ciccone wrote:
> Dirk Kleinschmidt wrote:
>
>   
>> Hi again,
>>
>> I noticed that my CLFS is not able to do any kind of hostname lookups.
>> I have no clue why this behavior appears.For example "ping
>> www.heise.de" results in:
>>
>> "ping: unknown host"
>>     
>
> Check for /etc/nsswitch.conf, and if it exists, what is its contents.
>   
I thought that I checked nsswitch.conf twice too. Well. I obviously 
forgot that tiny snippet 'dns' on hosts line... Well, 2 am might be too 
late to do error tracking...

Thanks a lot




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