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Re: CUPS/OO.org weirdness - help needed!

On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 12:47, Andy Green wrote:
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> Tarjei Knapstad wrote:
> | Turned up at the office today just to find that printing doesn't work
> | properly and after a while now OO.org started hanging while browsing for
> | cups printers. First a bit about the CUPS setup and configuration:
> | sin_addr=inet_addr("")}, 16) = -1 ETIMEDOUT (Connection
> | sin_addr=inet_addr("")}, 16) = -1 ETIMEDOUT (Connection
> | timed out)
> These seem to be in a netblock owned by dotster.  Both these IPs have a
> nonexistant reverse dns of redirectf.dnsix.com.

Yes, it appears there was a flaw in the setup of some DNS records which
caused a conflict between some enabled (but not configured) URL
redirecting and some "A" records. Should be fixed now, waiting for it to

> | Err...what?? Why is it trying to connect to these IP's? I get different
> | IP's every time, but the same subnet ( Looking it up in
> | google it seems like all these IP's used to point to
> | http://www.unlikeminerva.com/
> What does the web configuration for cups show in terms of configured
> printers?
> http://localhost:631

Shows the two printers we have as expected at the server hostname - I'm
guessing the clients get confused when looking it up though because of
the above error (at least I hope so, DNS debugging has always been

Sorry for the noise (hopefully!), and thanks Andy.


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