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Re: DNS lookups (was: something completely different on -private)

On, Oct 12 Kai Henningsen wrote:
> Just saw this ...
> bruce@pixar.com (Bruce Perens)  wrote on 10.10.97 in <m0xJjK8-00IdTXC@golem.pixar.com>:
> > Did you try "order hosts,bind" in /etc/host.conf? If you have the right
> > entries in /etc/hosts DNS should not be involed.
> I noticed that after one of my latest hamm upgrades, everything handling  
> IP addresses would start DNS lookups, which played havoc with my boot  
> sequence (stuff like diald not coming up after running for several hours  
> because ifconfig and route hang asking the name server, which waits for  
> diald to come up, and no login prompt ever appearing).
> I haven't tracked that down yet, but I suspect some change in libc6.

Please change the "networks" entry in your /etc/nsswitch.conf file from

networks:       files dns


networks:       files

and try it again.



Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de> <tobias@debian.org> <tobias@linux.de>
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