Re: network has gone down again, and I cannot figure out why

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On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 23:42 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> I went and got the FC6 versions of bind and it seems to have
> quieted down a LOT! 
> bind-9.3.2-41.fc6.i386.rpm
> bind-libs-9.3.2-41.fc6.i386.rpm
> bind-chroot-9.3.2-41.fc6.i386.rpm
> bind-sdb-9.3.2-41.fc6.i386.rpm
> bind-devel-9.3.2-41.fc6.i386.rpm
> bind-utils-9.3.2-41.fc6.i386.rpm
> bind-libbind-devel-9.3.2-41.fc6.i386.rpm
> plus network-bind-config and anything I could grab. 

You know that bind doesn't have anything to do with re-writing your
hosts file?  Bind just looks after itself, it's some other
auto-configuring part of your network messing with the hosts file, and
perhaps with the /etc/resolv.conf file at the same time.

> [[email protected] Desktop]# more /etc/hosts
> # Do not remove the following line, or various programs
> # that require network functionality will fail.
>       localhost.localdomain   localhost
> I hope this is just left over from before... it's BAAACK! <kill me
> now>

What are you using to go on and offline?  Does it go online while the PC
is booting, are you using some utility?  And what are in the same script
files that David asked you about?

(Currently running FC4, occasionally trying FC5.)

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