[H-GEN] Bounce for barry day <baz at localhost.localdomain>

Greg Black gjb at humbug.org.au
Sat May 4 08:02:05 EDT 2002

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| From: barry day <baz at localhost.localdomain>
| On Sat, May 04, 2002 at 10:51:25AM +1000, Greg Black wrote:
| > The real point here is that it's important that your resolv.conf
| > file have name servers listed which are supposed to answer your
| > queries.  If you use DHCP at one location (which will modify
| > your resolv.conf file), you need to either restore it by hand
| > later on or ensure that the next location's DHCP server is doing
| > the right thing.
| just out of curiosity, is there a maximum number of name
| servers the resolv library will try before it gives up? 

This is best answered by reading the man page.  On the system
where I'm writing this, resolv.conf(5) says:

    Up to MAXNS (currently 3) name servers may be listed, one
    per keyword.

Answers to further questions about the resolver library will be
found in the relevant man pages.


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