Re: total freeze - 2.0.23/2.0.24/2.0.25 (fwd)

Paul Dunne (
Fri, 22 Nov 1996 09:46:07 GMT

On Wed, 20 Nov 1996, Paul Dunne wrote:

> If you are running named and it does not have access to the real net, did
> you take out the default "root.cache"? If not then your nameserver is
> trying to contact the root nameserver (unsuccessfully), and that timeout
> is what you are getting.

Yes, that sounds like a solution; and indeed, I do have a line for
the root.cache. But it is not the solution. I removed the root.cache
entry, and the delay still occurs.

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