I am trying to figure out why DNS lookups are not possible right after the "named" process has been launched (during bootup). I am kind of a newb at diagnosing these sorts of issues, but as an attempt to figure out what's wrong, I added the following lines to the very bottom of my /etc/rc.d/named:
case "$1" in *start) sleep 5 cat /etc/resolv.conf ping -c 4 127.0.0.1 host google.com || true ;; esac And so, during bootup, I get the following messages, as expected: Starting named. domain nerius.com nameserver 127.0.0.1 PING 127.0.0.1 .... 64 bytes from 127.0.0.1: icmp..... ... 4 packets transmitted, 4 packets received... ... ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached The last line is what I don't understand. named is listening on 127.0.0.1, and normal lookups can be done fine after bootup. Then why can't I do a lookup right after named starts? By the way, the underlying issue that I'm trying to address is that ntpdate, which comes right after named in the boot sequence, is not able to resolve the DNS for the time servers. Thx. _______________________________________________ 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"