DNS problems with telnet/ftp/whois

Mark Blackman mark at blackmans.org
Mon Aug 6 23:24:02 BST 2001


good point, that "order hosts,bind" is linux/SYSV -ism
I believe. I suspect thats it.

> > My host.conf is:
> > 
> >     # host.conf for cuthbert.lockside-court.co.uk
> >     # dms / 07.02.2001
> >     #
> > 
> >     order hosts,bind
> 
> That's new, I just use:
> 
> 	# $FreeBSD: src/etc/host.conf,v 1.6 1999/08/27 23:23:41 peter Exp $
> 	# First try the /etc/hosts file
> 	hosts
> 	# Now try the nameserver next.
> 	bind
> 	# If you have YP/NIS configured, uncomment the next line
> 	# nis
> 
> Rich.
> 
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