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Date:      Fri, 8 Dec 1995 13:28:57 +0000 ()
From:      Michael Smith <msmith@atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
To:        nik@blueberry.co.uk (Nik Clayton)
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: resolv.conf and Linux compatability
Message-ID:  <199512081328.NAA06984@genesis.atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
In-Reply-To: <199512061749.RAA03666@elbereth.blueberry.co.uk> from "Nik Clayton" at Dec 6, 95 05:49:52 pm

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Nik Clayton stands accused of saying:
> 
> Anyone know what a Linux /etc/resolv.conf file looks like? I'm playing
> around with the Linux port of Netscape 2.0b3 on FreeBSD, and it's
> expecting resolv.conf to be different. This is, of course, making it
> impossible to use names when referring to web servers.

There was a post about this a while ago, describing the required format.
I'd check with the mailing archive on www.freebsd.org; I'm trying to think
of the name of the resolver they use (becuase that'd make it easier for
you to find the message), but I can't, sorry.

> Alternatively (and this would be even better, since I don't want to have
> to maintain two copies of /etc/resolv.conf) is it possible to point the
> compatability engine at another part of the disk, say
> /linux/etc/resolv.conf?

This already happens; it's /compat/linux

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