On 10/28/07, jekillen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Hello: > I am still having resolver problems with my 6.2 system. > It has shown up with trying to install ports from the ftp site. > I discovered that there is no resolv.conf file, so I created one. > The funny thing is if I ping one of my web sites with > www.<domainName>.com ping can't resolve the address. > but if I do <actualHostName>.<domainName>.com it works.
That's probably because you're pinging them via the internal address, not the external address. If you've got a little router, it's grabbed the internal names. If not, then this is interesting, but the same fundamental idea would seem to hold. Just for control test purposes I tried from a Mac OSX machine > and was able to ping www.<domainName>.com. I even have > my own DNS servers listed as servers to contact in resolv.conf Okay, did you try setting up the /etc/resolv.conf on the FreeBSD boxes to match the one on the Mac OS X machine? It's also possible it's your route tables. But tell me first if you've got a small home router that you're connecting everything via. To abbreviate this message, I am trying to get ports set up > and working. > This time I tried portsnap fetch and the site indicated as > the source and mirrors could not be found. > Any suggestions, help, advice is appreciated. I am going more > to the existing material, but it obviously cannot anticipate this > sort of problem literally. > Thanks In Advance: > Jeff K > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > [EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"