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Re: [SLUG] DHCP/LAN problem: can ping IP cannot ping Hostname
- To: Tom Massey <tom_massey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] DHCP/LAN problem: can ping IP cannot ping Hostname
- From: Laurie Savage <sav@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 15:08:48 +1000 (EST)
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Fri, 30 May 2003, Tom Massey wrote:
> * Laurie Savage <sav@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [2003-05-30 13:14]:
> > resolv.conf on the client contains these lines
> > search blackbox.home
> > nameserver 192.168.1.1
> Do you have a DNS server running on 192.168.1.1?
Not sure, the resolv.conf was created automatically on the client by the
server so I'm guessing yes. I can see the printer laserjet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
in the CUPS config page but cannot send jobs to it.
> > The hosts file on the client does not contain
> > 192.168.1.1 blackbox.home
> > because Gnome and OpenOffice complained.
> What sort of complaint?
Gnome could not resolve the host blackbox.home, OpenOffice hangs at the
splash screen for about 10 minutes (normally quite fast). I started
oowriter from the command line and messages from lpc, lpstat appeared
about no server.