Netscape DNS problem
anderson at freebsd-uk.eu.org
Mon Dec 18 03:31:57 GMT 2000
Thanks for your reply...
I have already checked the resolv.conf, I can resolve any internet name
and I'm using the machine to reply this message to you.
I also checked the Proxy configuration, but it's configured as "Direct
connection to internet".
On Sun, 17 Dec 2000, Martin Smith wrote:
> hmmm... I only get that errror if I run netscape and am not online
> what is in your /etc/resolv.conf?
> On Sun, 17 Dec 2000, Christiano Anderson wrote:
> > Hello,
> > This is my first message to this list.
> > I have installed the FreeBSD 4.2 and currently running it. I have
> > noticed a problem with the Netscape to resolve names. The system can
> > resolve any name in the shell, I can ping any website and access it using
> > Lynx but when I try to use the Netscape, i get the following error:
> > "Warning: the following hosts are unknown:
> > home.netscape.com
> > home6.netscape.com
> > internic.net
> > This means that some or all hosts will be unreachable.
> > Parhaps there is a problem with your name server? IF your site must use a
> > non-root name server, you will need to set the $SOCKS_NS environment
> > variable to point at the appropriate nameserver. It may (or may not) be
> > necessary to set this variable, or the SOCKS host preference, to the IP
> > address of the host in question rather than its name.
> > Consult your system administrator."
> > Have anyone got this problem?
> > Any suggestion?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Christiano Anderson
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> Martin Smith
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