Re: weird telnet/dns behaviour on woody
On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 11:29:14AM +1100, David Fisher wrote:
> Interesting. I get the same behavior on my home network with a twist. I have
> a separate woody web server. If I use Netscape on my woody workstation and
> just use the hostname for the server I get trafic on the modem to the outside,
> with a consequent delay in accessing pages. The FQDN lets me get straight
> into the web server locally, with no external traffic.
> I'll be interested to hear the answer on this one.
I've found very strange behaviour with Netscape and DNS in general. I try
not to use it as an example of a normal client service. I'll use telnet and
ftp, and if they work, I blame netscape.
Michael P. Soulier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"...the word HACK is used as a verb to indicate a massive amount
of nerd-like effort." -Harley Hahn, A Student's Guide to UNIX