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Date:      Thu, 23 Jul 1998 11:12:37 +0930
From:      Greg Lehey <grog@lemis.com>
To:        Jaime Bozza <wheelman@nuc.net>, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Strange Reverse DNS problem.
Message-ID:  <19980723111237.H8993@freebie.lemis.com>
In-Reply-To: <000001bdb58f$57a4a280$333d31cc@electron.nuc.net>; from Jaime Bozza on Wed, Jul 22, 1998 at 11:39:49AM -0500
References:  <000001bdb58f$57a4a280$333d31cc@electron.nuc.net>

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On Wednesday, 22 July 1998 at 11:39:49 -0500, Jaime Bozza wrote:
> I was hoping someone here can answer this.
>
> On a FreeBSD (2.2.7-Stable) system I use, reverse DNS seems to work
> sometimes and other times it doesn't.  For example, a "w" or finger command
> will show the hostnames fine, but last shows IP addresses.  (Not for
> everything though.  Some IPs in last are shown correctly as hostnames while
> others are just IPs)
>
> Any idea what could be wrong? 

This looks like a problem with last(1).  I get it as well.

Greg
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