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Re: Debian squeeze (testing) dns problems

Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> writes:

> On 2009-05-08 14:28 +0200, Hugh Lawson wrote:

>> My newly installed squeeze has problems with DNS.  Specificially, Emacs 
>> gnus and evolution cannot reliably find their respective servers.  

Sven wrote:

> This seems to be a libc6 problem, see bugs #516218¹ and #517360².  You
> may want to upgrade the libc6 package to the version in sid -- but avoid
> version 2.9-11, it is broken as well³.  Either install 2.9-10 or wait
> for 2.9-12.

Hugh again: Thanks to Sven and Bob for the help.  I can work around this
problem by configuring these programs with the IP of their respective
servers.  This works very well.


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