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

Orthanc orthanc at subdimension.com
Wed Apr 17 20:02:44 EDT 2002


Problem seems to be fixed in Mandrake 8.2

Orthanc

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Benjamin" <pben at pobox.com>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 17, 2002 3:13 PM
Subject: Re: [RC5] How to get linux client to resolve hostnames.


> 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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