[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: network response for smb,dns etc.



Mark,

Does the hosts: line in /etc/nsswitch.conf specify your desired DNS search
order? If it reads "files dns" you can put local names you want resolved
locally in /etc/hosts.

--Doc Savage
  Fairview Heights, IL

On Thursday March 13, 2003 Mark Whiteley wrote:
> Sometime ago a change occured in my network responses for various
> requests.  I have spent some time trying to track down the culprit.  It
> happened around the time that I changed to phoebe 3 from 8.0 and added a
> second network card.  I also turned on the dhcp server on my router for
> my laptop (for addresses starting 192.168.1.120 and all wired computers
> are static below this)
>
> Symptoms:
> all addresses not found in dns are forwarded to my gateway (linksys
> router)
>
> ie. if i typed grroogle.com on accident instead of receiving an error it
> asks for my router password because it is trying to look at my gateway
> address.
>
> In samba my requests for a netbios name now don't work I must use the ip
> address.
>
> ie.  smb://office doesn't work I must use smb://192.168.1.x
>
> This compounded to my difficulty installing a windows printer it kept
> saying that the samba host would not respond.  I tried many different
> combinations in the definition of the server, share and ip address.
> After adding the netbios name to the /etc/hosts file it now works.  I am
> not sure this is a good thing to do and I am sure it is not the intended
> way to accomplish what I want.
>
> Sorry about the organization here, since I am so puzzled I wanted to
> include all info I thought might help.
>
> thanks,
>
> --
> Matt Whiteley <matt-whiteley attbi com>
>
>
>
> --
> Phoebe-list mailing list
> Phoebe-list redhat com
> https://listman.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/phoebe-list







[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]