Re: plip installation (Host name lookup failure)
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: plip installation (Host name lookup failure)
- From: David Karlin <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 20:01:50 -0600
- Message-id: <20000803200150.A2765@champagne.funk-net>
- In-reply-to: <20000731230938.B338@champagne.funk-net>; from firstname.lastname@example.org on Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 11:09:38PM -0600
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I re-ran the installation, and now things are working fine. After
a 900% ram upgrade (4MB -> 36) and a fresh potato installation,
this old '486 laptop is running better than ever!
Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 11:09:38PM -0600, David Karlin wrote:
> I'm doing an installation from the potato floppy boot disk set
> dated July 5, 2000. Kernel and modules are installed; plip is
> configured and I can ping hosts on the Internet by name from VC2.
> Over on VC1, the installation scripts are running, and I'm at the
> stage "Install the Base System". I choose "network" and leave
> the download url and proxy settings at their defaults
> and proxy: none).
> When it tries to fetch the files, I get this message:
> "nf_http_fetchfile :: http.us.debian.org couldn't be resolved,
> Host name lookup failure (h_errno=2)."
> This seems strange, since that host responds to pings on VC2.
> Does this look familiar to anyone?
> David Karlin
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