Problems with DNS name server in Fedora 16

Tom Horsley horsley1953 at
Sun Nov 13 14:25:06 UTC 2011

On Sun, 13 Nov 2011 00:26:12 -0800 (PST)
Michael Hannon wrote:

> I don't understand why the resolver didn't fall through to the second
> nameserver, but it evidently did not.  After I put the nameservers in the
> order you suggest, everything seems to be working fine!

Because the multiple servers are only good for
the first server failing. Once the first server
says "I know there isn't any such name defined",
it doesn't ask the 2nd server.

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