PROBLEM: A Silicon Graphics "Personal Iris" machine running
IRIX release 3.3.2 did not find a nearby Sun nameserver
machine listed in "resolv.conf", even with the search
hierarchy ("hostresorder") explicitly bypassing YP.
RESPONSES: 1. Be sure to include "hostresorder local bind"
(or vice versa) to force the SGI to bypass YP.
2. To also bypass YP on the Sun, you must recompile
telnet, ftp, etc.
3. Older versions of IRIX might be incompatible with
SunOS. Try running the SGI PI's by themselves.
4. Set up the SGI as YP server for the Sun machines.
5. Look for netmask/broadcast mask mismatches between
the SGI and Sun machines.
SOLUTION: On the SGI machines, "resolv.conf" belongs under the
Thanks for the help!
-Andrew Luebker- firstname.lastname@example.org
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