enable DNS

Peter Boy pboy at barkhof.uni-bremen.de
Fri Jun 11 18:55:28 UTC 2004

Am Fr, den 11.06.2004 schrieb Nina Pham um 20:50:
> hi, I tried to ping to yahoo, but it failed with error : unknown host 
> yahoo.com. I think I didn't enable DNS. 

check the file  /etc/resolv.conf . It should contain a line which start
with the word nameserver, followed by an IP adress.

> But when I restart "named", it 
> doesn't report any thing. Any idea?

named is the *server* process, i.e. if you would like to run your own
nameserver. If you don't have to manage your own network you will not
need it.


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