Re: name resolve question
You probably need a nameserver line in /etc/resolv.conf. Mine has a line
The IP adress should be the address of the nameserver of your provider.
On Fri, 27 Oct 1995 email@example.com wrote:
> I am using dynamic ppp connect to my ISP. While I can surf the net but
> I have problem regarding of name resolving or whatever. For example I can
> ping the ftp.debian.org but can't ftp to the same site with dot name
> < ping is ok >
> $ ping ftp.debian.org
> PING ftp.debian.org (18.104.22.168): 56 data bytes
> 64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=0 ttl=239 time=396.8 ms
> 64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_seq=1 ttl=239 time=330.4 ms
> < ftp with dot name notation; failed >
> $ ftp ftp.debian.org
> ftp: ftp.debian.org: Unknown server error
> < ftp with IP address; ok >
> $ ftp 188.8.131.52
> Connected to 184.108.40.206.
> 220 bugs.cps.cmich.edu FTP server (Version wu-2.4(1) Thu Oct 5 18:54:30
> EDT 1995) ready.
> Name (220.127.116.11:ylin95):
> Can someone help me?