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Date:      Thu, 24 Oct 1996 18:31:43 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        George Yobst <>
Subject:   Re: DNS Lame Server error
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Hm, your address doesn't resolve.  Nameserver down?  

On Thu, 24 Oct 1996, George Yobst wrote:

> I just changed from Linux to FreeBSD and my DNS is now puking out these
> errors when I telnet from my HP (it also takes quite a while to get
> a response from DNS before the telnet will start to connect):
> Oct 24 12:46:11 lincc named[711]: Lame server on 'orbis.uoregon.
>' (in ''?): [].53 'UUCP-GW-1.P
>': learnt (A=,NS= 
> It seems to be adding '' to everything here.  What gives?
> I have the DNS & Bind book, but am not able find an answer without
> digging to deeply as I'm very new with this larger picture (DNS). I'm
> not even sure it was working correctly with Linux (now that I think
> about it.  Any help appreciated! 

Looks like you left off a terminating . on one of your namedb entries.  

Let's see the first bit of your nameserver definition for the domain  I'm particulary interested in your SOA record for this domain.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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