Linux 2.4 and network

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jan 8 18:03:08 PST 2001


> > are the host names defined in /etc/hosts ?
>
> Yes.
>
> > does /etc/resolv.conf contain DNS servers ?
>
> Yes.

And are you able to ping the DNS servers listed in /etc/resolv.conf ?

If so, try : nslookup Ipaddress

and see what's happening. Using the 'dig' program (nslookup and dig are both 
from the bind package) may reveal more information

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