Problems with DNS name server in Fedora 16

Michael Hannon jm_hannon at
Sun Nov 13 21:12:13 UTC 2011

>> 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.

Yep, that makes perfect sense.  Thanks, Tom.

-- Mike
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