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Re: should resolver read /etc/hosts?

On Fri, Jan 07, 2000 at 11:32:38AM +0100, Joop Stakenborg wrote:
> From the resolver manual pages I read that a hostname lookup should
> use /etc/hosts. My /etc/host.conf has a line like: order hosts,bind.
> But programs like nslookup only query the dns server.

nslookup doesn't use the resolver, it queries dns directly. Try ping.

Mike Stone

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