Re: D-Cam

Ulrich G. Kliegis (Ulrich.Kliegis@kiel.netsurf.de)
Wed, 28 Aug 1996 15:41:58 +100


Jaqueline Chados wrote:
I
> keep getting that gethostbyname() error even though I followed the
> directions in the Cornell FAQ and added my IP address and a made-up
> name to my hosts file. I verified that the hosts file is in the DOS
> path. The hosts file works for other programs. For example, I added
> an IP address and alias for a site I frequently telnet to. I could
> reach that site by telnetting to the alias, so telnet was able to
> access the hosts file. Either I'm missing something obvious, or the
> FAQ does not tell the whole story.
>
> IF ANYONE CAN OFFER SOME SUGGESTIONS BEYOND WHAT IS IN THE FAQ ON
>
> HOW TO SOLVE THE GETHOSTBYNAME() ERROR, I WOULD BE VERY
> APPRECIATIVE.

errr, did you reboot after modifying the hosts file? Do you maybe
have a second hosts file in some other directory, accessible thorugh
the PATH command too? Just an idea...

Ulli

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