Originally Posted by bathory
Edit /etc/nsswitch.conf and make sure that you have a line for "hosts' like this:
I checked it looks like below. looks ok to me.
# Example configuration of GNU Name Service Switch functionality.
# If you have the `glibc-doc-reference' and `info' packages installed, try:
# `info libc "Name Service Switch"' for information about this file.
hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns mdns4
protocols: db files
services: db files
ethers: db files
rpc: db files