DNS problem on Solaris X86
From: Mogens Valentin (monz_at_danbbs.dk)
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2004 19:09:24 +0200 To: focus-sun <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Each time I install Solaris 8 X86, I have the same problem registering
with DNS services on my internal segment. No other computer has
It starts with (my) inability to force the system to use DHCP; it
insists on using RPC, though I specifically chose DHCP in the wizard.
So I choose manual IP config, followed by the nameservice, which I set
to DNS, and provide parameters as usual for other systems.
No matter what I do, it responds with " Unable to find an address for
'hostname' with the specified DNS configuration.
I've specified domainname, IP of DNS and tried with/without search
I'm booting off DC1, choosing the wizard (first entry in the boot menu).
-- Kind regards, Mogens Valentin Networking, Security www.danbbs.dk/~monz Phone +45 32 525 878 ...a few years back the Danish navy managed to topple and sink one of our own subs while in dry dock... -- The_Pirate To sink a ship in *dry* dock could be regarded as an achievement :-) -- Simon