Re: PC/TCP hosts file

Justin E. Mason (
Thu, 17 Aug 1995 22:54:45 -0500

>I have been trying to use the latest version of CU-SeeMe for Windows.
>When I launch it I get a 'gethostbyname ()' error. I understand that
>it is looking for an entry for my IP in the DNS. The help file said
>that I can create a hosts file to solve this problem. I created the
>file properly and rebooted windows (just to be sure everything
>loaded). It still gives the same error.

I'm having somewhat the same problem. If, after I connnect to the
internet, I go back and enter my IP address in the hosts file, it will work
fine. The problem is that my IP address is not the same from session to
session. I've tired entering my internet providers name server
(, my inernet providers domain name ( and the actual
machine I am connected to ( all with no luck.