Problem with networking?

gcn53 at vfemail.net gcn53 at vfemail.net
Fri May 2 03:43:37 PDT 2003


Quoting Andy Farkas <andyf at speednet.com.au>:

> On Thu, 1 May 2003 gcn53 at vfemail.net wrote:
> 
> > >
> > > Send us :
> > >
> > > # ifconfig -a
> > fxp0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> >         inet 209.237.255.52 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 209.237.255.52
> >         ether 00:03:47:e7:53:ff
> >         media: Ethernet 10baseT/UTP <full-duplex>
> >         status: active
> > lp0: flags=8810<POINTOPOINT,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> > faith0: flags=8002<BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> > lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384
> > ppp0: flags=8010<POINTOPOINT,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> > sl0: flags=c010<POINTOPOINT,LINK2,MULTICAST> mtu 552
> >
> > > # cat /etc/resolv.conf
> > nameserver 209.126.159.80
> > nameserver 216.111.123.5
> >
> > > # ps -waux | grep named
> > root  40955  0.0  0.0   336  184  p6  D+J   8:22PM   0:00.00 grep named
> >
> > Hope this helps
> > Graeme
> >
> 
> Ok, this shows us that you are running in a jail. The netmask is correct.
> 
Thanks for that.

> Your problem is with /etc/resolv.conf not pointing to your named.
> 
> Try adding "nameserver 209.237.255.52" to the *beginning* of the file.
> Failing that, ask your provider what DNS servers you should be using.
> 
My provider has updated the DNS for me but the problem still persists.

> I believe that when you messed around with /stand/sysinstall, this munged
> your /etc/resolv.conf file somehow...
> 
Tried that, thanks, but I'm afraid it didn't resolve the problem.  :(

Cheers
Graeme


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