On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Rommel B. Ikeda wrote: > Thank you very much for the reply... > This was what was in my /etc/hosts before your response... > > ::1 IBM-R40e [EMAIL PROTECTED] > 127.0.0.1 IBM-R40e [EMAIL PROTECTED] > 192.168.1.35 IBM-R40e [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > This is my new /etc/hosts now: > ::1 localhost > 127.0.0.1 localhost > 10.0.0.1 [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Domain names should not contain "@" characters. > I had to supply 10.0.0.1 [EMAIL PROTECTED] because Gnome 2 complains > that it can not find it...So, I just invented it...I hope that it is > right... > One thing I do not I understand is that when I do: > %host localhost. > It will be give a "Host not found" response...But, my system is working > fine...What do you think is wrong with it... The "host" command doesn't use the full resolver; it uses DNS queries only. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Theory and practice _are_ the same thing. In theory. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"