/etc/hosts - how does that file work?? - was weird nfs issues.
mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at mailing.thruhere.net
Thu Jun 4 19:39:36 UTC 2009
On Thursday 04 June 2009 20:48:21 Peter wrote:
> This all started with NFS not mounting at boot....so, testing in VMs:
> Why is ping using one IP, and ssh/mount_nfs/showmount using another IP
> from /etc/hosts?
Q: Where is described that name resolution for A or PTR records should be
returned in a fixed order and that a consumer should always use the first one
A: Nowhere. Name servers are encouraged to do round-robin returns if not
specified otherwise. Applications may sort/pick at their own leisure.
More information about the freebsd-questions