Re: dselect and resolving
Em Seg, 2002-02-11 às 21:19, John Cichy escreveu:
> On Monday 11 February 2002 18:15, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 08:43:25PM -0200, Michel Loos wrote:
> > > Em Seg, 2002-02-11 ?s 13:50, John Cichy escreveu:
> > > > Hello all,
> > > >
> > > > It seems the dselect ignores the host file when updating it's lists. I
> > > > have a debian mirror in my DMZ and have added an entry in my hosts file
> > > > to use an internal address to access the mirror, but it seems that
> > > > dselect is ignoring that entry and trying the public address instead.
> > > > Does anyone know how to make dselect look at the hosts file, my
> > > > host.conf has the entry :
> > > >
> > > > order hosts,bind
> > > >
> > > > so I would think that it would resolve to the address in the host file.
> > >
> > > Did you add your mirror in the /etc/apt/sources.list ?
> > > If you did, apt-get update (or dselect -> update) should check your
> > > mirror.
> > For "dselect", "apt-get update" is not enough. You need to make sure to
> > run "dselect update". That what previous post by a debian developer, as
> > I remember.
> > > Usually they still will connect to the public server for download since
> > > probably your mirror is not as uptodate as the public server
> This machine was built on the private network from my mirror, not from the
> the public server. The problem is that now that the machine is in the DMZ it
> is it is using my dns which is resolving to the public address, not what is
> in it's hosts file.
Let me get that right: your mirror is named http.us.debian.org in your
That is not the correct way to do it, name it anything else (mirror for
ex.) and update the /etc/apt/sources.list file to point to this address.