FC4 ignores /etc/hosts?
yinyang at eburg.com
Mon Jun 27 16:13:15 UTC 2005
Robert G. (Doc) Savage wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-06-26 at 13:25 -0700, Gordon Messmer wrote:
>>No. What behavior makes you believe that the system is ignoring the
> After upgrading to FC4, I was unable to print from my 'lioness' laptop
> until I changed the JetDirect printer configuration from 'lionjet' to
> '192.168.1.11'. I can no longer check connectivity to my gateway router
> with a 'ping gw'. I have to use 'ping 192.168.1.1' instead.
As root, you can use strace to figure out whether or not hosts is being
strace -e connect,open ping gw -c 2 >/dev/null
If hosts is being opened, then you should check the file for problems
that might prevent it from being parsed.
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