Jeronimo Pellegrini wrote:- > socrates tmp$ telnet localhost 80 > telnet: could not resolve localhost/80: Temporary failure in name resolution FWIW I have exactly the same problem. Just started recently. I have a dial-up connection too. The problem only exists when I'm not connected to the internet. As soon as pppd is up, the problem vanishes, and it reappears when I disconnect. I haven't a clue either. Neil.