DNS not working in Fedora 14

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 13:17:56 UTC 2011


On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com> wrote:
> On 01/06/2011 06:29 PM, Tom H wrote:
>>
>> For your netopia problem, have you seen:
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=505105#c48
>
> No, but I'll look into that.
>
>> For your last update to your bug report, you chose the wrong dig
>> output since google.com doesn't have an ipv6 address and therefore
>> that query'll fail whether DNS is or isn't working.
>
> I keep saying: that's the right query.  The name queried doesn't matter
> because what we're looking for is an indication of whether or not the
> server reports that recursive queries are allowed.

But it'd be better for the query to be accurate and fail because of a
lack of recursion as the OP's did.


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