[SATLUG] Browsing problem I hope the braintrust can solve

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Tue Feb 1 10:42:15 CST 2011


> 
> Borries,
> 
> I've added the nameservers you suggested, and disabled the one that
> were listed. I had a line in resove.conf file 127.0.1.1 Scott-desktop.
> I also disabled it. I did not have a host.conf file and created one
> containg the info you provided.
> 
> Scott

Well, what's the result? I am curious if that solved the problem...

-Borries
> 
> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 6:20 AM, Borries Demeler
> <demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
> >>
> >> When you ping and traceroute, are you using the IP addresses or the
> >> domain names? =A0I could be way off the mark, but i would check to see i=
> f
> >> that install is using a caching DNS server that for some reason is no
> >> longer getting results for new lookups. =A0Possibly a corrupted/missing
> >> config file for the local DNS server/settings.
> >
> > Scott, I think the suggestion above is most likely to cure the symptoms
> > you are describing. I was thinking the same thing - before you reinstall
> > you ought to try changing the name server setting in your /etc/resolv.con=
> f
> > file. Just for kicks, you may want to temporarily plug in a different
> > name server, for example:
> >
> > nameserver 208.67.222.222
> > nameserver 208.67.220.220
> >
> > and disable your current nameserver, and see if this fixes the issue.
> >
> > Also check /etc/hosts and /etc/host.conf to make sure they are
> > properly set up.
> >
> > /etc/hosts should have at a minimum this line:
> >
> > # For loopbacking.
> > 127.0.0.1 =A0 localhost
> >
> > /etc/host.conf should look like:
> >
> > order hosts, bind
> > multi on
> >
> > Someone else suggested to check the proxy settings. Unless you
> > have a strange setup, this should not be necessary.
> >
> > -Borries
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