Re: NoMachines client access to Gnome on F7 (Alex)

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On Fri, 2007-10-19 at 09:57 +0930, Tim wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-10-18 at 11:35 -0700, J. Alex Aycinena wrote:
> > The router is a Linksys NR041. When looking at its DHCP Client
> Table,
> > all the machines, Windows and Fedora, have their proper names shown,
> > so the Fedora machines seem to be forwarding their names to the
> router
> > properly when they get their IP addresses. I can't see anything in
> the
> > documentation that came with the router, nor the website, to
> indicate
> > whether or not it can function as a DNS.
> I'm not familiar with it, but many do not.  That table just gives
> *you*
> information about what's going on, DHCP-wise.
> It's simple enough to test, though.  Use the dig tool.  Ask the
> Linksys
> to resolve a machine name for you.
> Syntax: dig requestaddress @resolveraddress
> (The lack of the space after the @ sign is deliberate.)
> e.g. dig mybox @
> And the "ANSWER SECTION" should give you an IP for that request.
> (That's presuming that your router was at, it may not
> be.)
> Also try the reverse lookup, if that works.  Take the IP belonging to
> mybox (let's say it's, and ask the resolver to tell you
> the
> hostname for it.
> e.g. dig -x @
> And the "ANSWER SECTION" should give you a hostname for that request.
I am confused. When I do the above dig requests no ANSWER SECTION

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