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Re: [SLUG] DHCP/LAN problem: can ping IP cannot ping Hostname
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] DHCP/LAN problem: can ping IP cannot ping Hostname
- From: "Chris D." <wazza@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 22:56:08 +1000
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This one time, at band camp, Laurie Savage wrote:
>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.
resolv.conf sets up what DNS servers to use, not to run DNS servers.
You will want to install bind.
>> > 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.
You need to make sure that whatever hostname you are using is in
For example, a system called foo would be:
127.0.0.1 is your lo (loopback) network device.