Re: DNS lookups (was: something completely different on -private)
On, Oct 12 Kai Henningsen wrote:
> Just saw this ...
> email@example.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
and try it again.
Peter Tobias <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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