what is from [sic (wrong)] with this picture? -- Answer: It's Ubuntu, not FreeBSD

Gary Kline kline at thought.org
Thu Sep 30 19:29:02 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 05:14:25PM -0400, Jon Radel wrote:
>  On 9/29/10 4:24 PM, Gary Kline wrote:
> >	Yes!  changing the line in main.cf lets things get thru to my
> >	server cleanly, thanks for the tip.  I still don't understand
> >	what's wrong with my DNS files.  Hopefully, other folk on-list
> >	will see what's messed up.
> Your domain registrar is having your dns delegated to 3 nameservers:
> thought.org.        86400    IN    NS    ns1.thought.org.
> thought.org.        86400    IN    NS    ns1.silvertree.org.
> thought.org.        86400    IN    NS    ns1.twisted4life.com.
> ;; Received 142 bytes from 2001:500:48::1#53(b2.org.afilias-nst.org)
> in 32 ms
> The last of the 3, ns1.twisted4life.com, is of the opinion that your
> domain doesn't exist, given that it has no authoritative data and
> refuses to do recursive lookups for the Internet at large.  I would
> suspect that this would result in the coming and going visibility
> that others have reported.  Basically, you don't exist a third of
> the time.
> You need to make sure that all the nameservers you list with your
> registrar are actually admitting to your existence and are getting
> up-to-date data.  I recall having this conversation with you before.
> -- 

	If we did discuss this, it had nothing to do with the 3rd
	nameserver.  twisted4life is something i added only a day or two
	ago; it was among the first googled.  

	i haven't checked anything DNS-wise in the past day because of
	other things I Am trying to resolve.

> --Jon Radel
> jon at radel.com

 Gary Kline  kline at thought.org  http://www.thought.org  Public Service Unix
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