Re: Network frustration
On Sat, 4 Oct 1997, Mike Patterson wrote:
> When trying to connect to the server via telnet, it takes a horrendous time
> (in the order of minutes) between where it says "Escape character is '^]'" and
> "Debian GNU/Linux 1.3 shadowglen.ml.org"
This sounds like in may be a DNS problem. The latest release of
netbase doesn't work properly if the /etc/nswitch.conf file is
properly set up. Try double checking your DNS configuration and
/etc/host.conf, /etc/resolv.conf, and /etc/nsswitch.conf.
> The fileserver is also acting as a router to the rest of the internet, and I
> can't connect to anything outside the net either (two ethernet cards, one for
> external net, one for internal)
What does ifconfig and netstat show?
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