/etc/resolv.conf with 3 nameservers

Charles Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Mon Apr 10 18:20:24 UTC 2006

On Apr 10, 2006, at 9:54 AM, guru at Sisis.de wrote:
> $ cat /etc/resolv.conf
> domain Sisis.de
> nameserver
> nameserver xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> nameserver yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy
> But only the 1st one ( is contacted to make the name lookup
> (I've checked this with trussing a 'ping whatever.domain.com') and if
> it does not know the addr, while the second one would know it, it does
> not resolve.
> Do I miss something?

If your nameserver at 10.whatever is returning NXDOMAIN, the resolver  
has gotten an answer and never asks for a second opinion from other  
nameservers.  Fix your 10.whatever nameserver...


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