Re: Get Host Error

Mark L. Bardenwerper, Sr. (bardenwe@compufort.com)
Mon, 06 Oct 1997 18:06:09 -0500


Jason Williams wrote:
>
> On Mon, 6 Oct 1997, Prof. White wrote:
> > I downloaded version 0.92b2 from Cornell. Went thru the Install procedure.
> > When I tried to run it, I got the following message:
> >
> > "Gethostbyname() failed (11004)"
> >
> > What does it mean?
> >
> > Using the phone book & doing"Connect" to some user, I get
> > "This program has performed an illegal operation & will be shut down"
>
> I don't know about the illegal operation problem..but make sure you're
> connected up to the net (ie: other net applications work ok)..
>
> As far as the Gethostbyname problem... Check out Bill Woodland's help page
> on that topic.. at http://cu-seeme.cornell.edu/~WCW/gethost.htm
>
> You may need to create a hosts file that has all the possible combinations
> of IPs from your ISP in it.
>
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