[SATLUG] Browsing problem I hope the braintrust can solve

Scott Hensch sahensch at gmail.com
Fri Feb 4 09:51:00 CST 2011


Borries,

The result was that there was no change in behavior, other than
e-mails that I orignally had set to display pictures automatically, no
longer showed anything. Not even a place holder.

Scott

On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 8:42 AM, Borries Demeler
<demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
>>
>> 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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