Hi, this is no nscd bug. It is a bug in /lib/libnss_dns.so and early glibc 2.1.2 snapshots and fixed in the final glibc 2.1.2 release. Thorsten -- Thorsten Kukuk http://www.suse.de/~kukuk/ firstname.lastname@example.org SuSE GmbH Schanzaeckerstr. 10 90443 Nuernberg Linux is like a Vorlon. It is incredibly powerful, gives terse, cryptic answers and has a lot of things going on in the background.