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Old 07-28-2001, 03:48 PM   #1
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Angry Unknown Host


Hi there.

Although I can connect to all my sites through Win98 Internet Explorer , with Linux Mandrake 8 some sites load O.K but others give me an Unknown Host error but they are fine in Windows, loading everytime ..

Anybody got any ideas please..All appreciated, Thanks
 
Old 07-28-2001, 04:32 PM   #2
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Which Browser are you running? I have had the same prob in different ones and the fix was different for each.
 
Old 07-28-2001, 04:32 PM   #3
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Have you properly configured your file /etc/resolv.conf ??

This holds the DNS Servers for your ISP.
 
Old 07-28-2001, 05:16 PM   #4
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Unknown Host

Well I`ve tried a differant provider to log in to net but its the same problem but with differant sites this time,,I`m using Konquerer if that means anything.The sites I couldnt connect to ,some are o.k now but others are screwed up now ?
 
Old 07-28-2001, 09:10 PM   #5
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Sounds like a networking problem.

What kind of connection are you using?

Are you sure you have /etc/resolv.conf configured right?


Maybe add another nameserver.

Does refresh help?
 
Old 07-29-2001, 10:10 AM   #6
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I know this sounds wierd but a lot of times, but several websites will not load for me if I don't put a trailing slash on the url.

If I remember correctly, rpmfind.net and freshmeat.net were among ones that I have had trouble with.

I am using konquerer with KDE 2.1.1 on redhat 7.0.

Honestly, I am not crazy. I know that this shouldn't mean anything.
 
Old 07-29-2001, 04:52 PM   #7
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Weirder...Tonight I am browsing using Mozilla on Linux Mandrake 8.0 and getting on this board which I couldnt get on last night.
Dont know about etc,resolve.conf though. Going to poke about now..
Cheers everybody
 
Old 07-29-2001, 07:16 PM   #8
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Had the same prob with Konqueror. Mozilla 0.7 is a little buggy for me, 0.9 works well, though! Netscape 6.1 works even better (easier).
 
  


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