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Date:      Tue, 1 Jul 1997 21:12:50 +1000 (EST)
From:      Andrew MacIntyre <andymac@bullseye.apana.org.au>
To:        "Paul T. Root" <proot@horton.iaces.com>
Cc:        Dan Busarow <dan@dpcsys.com>, h.wickhorst@elmshorn.netsurf.de, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: user PPP and BIND
Message-ID:  <Pine.OS2.3.95.970701210956.522A-100000@CENTRAL>
In-Reply-To: <199706301236.HAA07452@horton.iaces.com>

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On Mon, 30 Jun 1997, Paul T. Root wrote:

> In a previous message, Dan Busarow said:
> > On Sun, 29 Jun 1997, Henning Wickhorst wrote:
> > > When booting, the system 'hangs' for a long time after the network
> > > devices have been configured. It not really hangs, it tries to resolv
> > > the addresses of the static routes. (route thor.wnet localhost etc.)
> > 
> > You should be using numeric addresses instead of host names
> > in your route commands.  Obviously names will work once
> > named is running but IP addresses will always work.
> 
> Unfortunately in 2.2.2 (and 2.2.1?) if you have loopback in 
> router_args (or something) does this:
> 
> ${hostname} localhost
> 
> It did the same thing for me.  I took it out as it gave little utility,
> in a home ppp setup.

If you have an /etc/hosts file with these names in it, and the system is
configured to use /etc/hosts before DNS (on my 2.1.0 system, this is in
/etc/hosts.conf), then there shouldn't be any problem.

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