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Old 01-16-2005, 02:52 PM   #1
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Arrow HostName: Host Name Lookup failire SuSE 9.0 DNS problem?

Hi --- I'm a SuSE 9.0 newbie and would appreciate help. Cuz I sure need your help

I just re-newed a domain name web server and the dns it is using appears to not be working properly - thus the web site is off the air. Before renewing the domain name, the server functioned; was visible, dns correct, etceteras.

To try to trouble shoot this I logged in as root to the web server and tried to launch the gui interface via startx command. After several minutes error:
HostName: Host Name Lookup Failure

Anyone: please advise

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Old 01-17-2005, 02:29 AM   #2
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say, it printed out ""

and add this hostname to "/etc/hosts" like this: host

i hope it will solve the trouble.
good luck.


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