Bengt Richter <b...@bokr.com> writes: > On +2019-10-04 09:15:56 +0200, Jelle Licht wrote: >> Bengt Richter <b...@bokr.com> writes: >> >> > [snip] >> > ... >> > [19:40 ~/bs]$ ping guix.gnu.org >> > ping: guix.gnu.org: Name or service not known >> I actually have this sometimes as well. Are you on a less-than-stellar >> WiFi-connection perhaps? I noticed the default (nscd?) configuration on >> Guix systems caches 'negative' results for quite a while. >> >> Could you try this command again after issuing: >> `sudo herd invalidate nscd hosts'? >> >> HTH! >> - Jelle > > Hi Jelle, thanks for your reply. > > I am a grateful courtesy guest sharer of internet access in > a small office complex via cat5 to their switches, so it should > not be a WiFi problem. > > I get DNS automatically along with ip from their server dhcp, > but I have other options I could explore. > > I can't try the herd command right now, as I am in strictly "foreign" > mode at the moment.
If you are using systemd, perhaps you are hitting <https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/9867>? Does it work if you create /etc/resolv.conf with a "nameserver x.x.x.x" entry?
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