Derek Ragona derek at computinginnovations.com
Tue Sep 2 00:22:43 UTC 2008

At 06:52 PM 9/1/2008, Tom Marchand wrote:
>I've got an issue where hosts defined in my /etc/hosts are not being
>resolved.  I've looked at resolv.conf, host.conf and nsswitch.conf and
>everything looks ok.  It's my understanding that with the below
>configurations, /etc/hosts should be used first then DNS.  Correct?
>This is a 6.1 system.
>host# cat resolv.conf
>local   domain
>nameserver      x.x.x.x
>cat host.conf
># Auto-generated from nsswitch.conf, do not edit
>host# cat nsswitch.conf
>group: compat
>group_compat: nis
>hosts: files dns
>networks: files
>passwd: compat
>passwd_compat: nis
>shells: files

Check your /etc/rc.conf and look that the correct IP and hostname are set 
in there.  You may have a typo.


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