making Samba work [not yet, it turns out]
claude_jones at levitjames.com
Fri Aug 5 14:56:15 UTC 2005
On Friday 05 August 2005 10:41 am, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> I must confess that I somehow beginning to loose the track. As suggested
> in my other reply it may be wise to start from scratch with a small,
> limited setup. To change things here and there can only lead to success
> by chance.
> Anyway, did you ever tell us about how you realized the DNS setup within
> your home network? As I tried to explain in past, if you call a host
> with it's short hostname, the search entry in resolv.conf is used to
> make it a FQDN. If that leads to a resolving name in public internet,
> then that address will be used. I have the impression a cause of all
> your problems might be a broken name resolving setup. You should too
> check whether you run nscd. That service will cache.
If you think I'm confusing you, think about what's going on in my own
DNS setup is the black hole in my knowledge - I started reading up on it this
am, but I had to leave for work. I did stumble upon nscd in my reading this
morning, but I'd just started reading up on it before I had to leave.
Bluemont, VA, USA
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