Re: Dig and nslookup resolve; ping doesn't
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 14:59:59 -0500
In the Usenet newsgroup comp.os.linux.networking, in article
<firstname.lastname@example.org>, Mark Tunnell wrote:
>I've got a box running Fedora Core release 3. I'm able to resolve
>names such as www.yahoo.com using nslookup or dig but not using ping.
>"ping www.yahoo.com" returns "ping: unknown host www.yahoo.com".
strace -eopen ping www.yahoo.com
> order hosts,bind
> hosts: files dns
>I'm logged in as root. What am I missing here?
I dunno - you did test the obvious problems (DNS query tools don't use
those two files, the resolver does), and I'd guess it can't be a
permission problem... What's on the wire? Are you seeing packets
going out to the name servers? Are they the right ones?
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