[RC5] How to get linux client to resolve hostnames.

Paul Benjamin pben at pobox.com
Tue Apr 16 23:13:09 EDT 2002


I ran into this when using Mandrake a couple of years ago.  It is in
Bugzilla at:

http://n0cgi.distributed.net/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=2262

You need to install the bind-utils RPM off your CD.  Mandrake
craziness.



On Wed, 17 Apr 2002 13:39:06 +1200, dan carter <hedonist at win.co.nz>
wrote:

>Hi, i couldn't find this info in the supplied docs.
>
>I've done a fresh install of the Mandrake 8.1 Linux on a machine here, 
>and the dnetc client failes to resolve hostnames.  All other 
>applications can resolve hostnames.
>
>IIRC dnetc on linux does not resolve hostnames itself, but instead 
>executes a userland program to do the resolving, what is the name of 
>that program so that i can find and install it?

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