/etc/hosts isn't being read

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Thu Apr 13 16:52:29 UTC 2006

Josh Paetzel writes:

>  Ok...That solved my hostname resolution issues.  Now the next
>  issue is why it takes ssh 60 seconds to give me a password
>  prompt.  I thought that was always caused by not having name
>  resolution working.  Any thoughts on this issue?

	You may have solved one name resolution problem; have you
solved them all?
	The "N second delay" problem is usually caused by something
trying to do a reverse name look-up.  You either need to disable
this, or make sure reverse look-ups work.

				Robert Huff

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