On Thursday 04 June 2009 20:48:21 Peter wrote: > iH, > This all started with NFS not mounting at boot....so, testing in VMs:
<snip> > Why is ping using one IP, and ssh/mount_nfs/showmount using another IP > from /etc/hosts? Q: Where is described that name resolution for A or PTR records should be returned in a fixed order and that a consumer should always use the first one returned? A: Nowhere. Name servers are encouraged to do round-robin returns if not specified otherwise. Applications may sort/pick at their own leisure. -- Mel _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"