[RC5] Linux Sparc Client

Tom Laermans tom.laermans at powersource.cx
Sat Oct 25 18:33:58 EDT 2008


Aaron,

Do you have nslookup installed? I found that on Linux in earlier days 
this was needed as the client used a very silly way of resolving dns... 
Guess it still does.
Otherwise, can you configure the IP of a keyserver as keyserver? Not the 
best load-balanced way but I guess it would work...

Tom

Aaron Toponce wrote:
> I would like to have my Linux Sparc client get some work done, but I
> always get the following error. Any chance this client could get an
> update? I've been getting this error since a glibc update. This is on
> Debian testing. Network and DNS are fine. Actually, I'm running Irssi
> and Mutt on this very box daily, and it connects do the Internet
> without a hitch.
>
>
> aaron at helios(3):~ 3050 % sudo /usr/bin/dnetc -ini /etc/dnetc.ini -fetch
>
> distributed.net client for Linux Copyright 1997-2004, distributed.net
> RC5-72 SPARC assembly by Didier Levet and Andreas Beckmann
> Please visit http://www.distributed.net/ for up-to-date contest
> information.
>
>
> dnetc v2.9008-490-CFR-04050719 for Linux (Linux 2.6.18-5-sparc64).
> Please provide the *entire* version descriptor when submitting bug
> reports.
> The distributed.net bug report pages are at
> http://www.distributed.net/bugs/
> Using email address (distributed.net ID) 'aaron.toponce at gmail.com'
>
> [Oct 25 22:19:42 UTC] Net::failed to resolve name
> "us.v29.distributed.net"                                                                                                                            
>                       ENOENT: no entry for requested name
> 		      [Oct 25 22:19:42 UTC] Network update is currently
> 		      not available.
> 		      [Oct 25 22:19:42 UTC] Buffer fetch failed.
>
> aaron at helios(3):~ 3051 % host us.v29.distributed.net
> us.v29.distributed.net has address 204.152.189.173
> us.v29.distributed.net has address 69.41.165.115
> us.v29.distributed.net has address 69.41.174.196
> us.v29.distributed.net has address 204.152.189.144
> us.v29.distributed.net has address 204.152.189.166
>
> Thanks,
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