Linux tries to talk to nameserver when accessing localhost (was Re: neighbour table overflow with Woody)
Preben Randhol <email@example.com> wrote on 30/12/2000 (21:57) :
> Apparently I did something else as well as it stopped working :-(
That is when I'm not on the net, the machine still tries to talk to the
nameservers I have set up in resolv.conf when I write :
and it then hangs for a long time as it cannot connect to the
If I write netscape http://127.0.0.1/ it works.
# cat /etc/hosts
127.0.0.1 localhost localhost.localdomain
# cat /etc/resolv.conf
Any hints much appreciated!
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