Did you check with a Windows box too? I am remembering
I also got this error from a Windows box but now I am
no more sure about it (I only use Jaguar at home).

Tomorrow I'll check it again with a Win laptop, so I
can determine if it's a Jaguar problem.



--- David Kelly <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 01:50:23PM -0800, Paolo M
> wrote:
> > 
> > I saw a very starnge behavior accessing
> mail.yahoo.com
> > from a connected Apple MacOS (but also from any
> other
> > PC), the first attempt to resolve the names
> replies an
> > error. If I repeat the request everything is fine.
> If
> > I wait some minutes all the sequence repeats...
> I got nipped by the same symptoms this week myself.
> In my case the issue
> was in the firewall. Was surprised to find MacOS X
> 10.2.4 Jaguar
> alternately uses TCP to do DNS lookups. Sometimes it
> uses UDP, sometimes
> TCP, within moments.
> Strangely, my test lookup which caused so much
> trouble was
> www.yahoo.com.
> -- 
> The human mind ordinarily operates at only ten
> percent of its
> capacity -- the rest is overhead for the operating system.

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