I'm a bit lost with name resolving on my local net.
Got three machines:
server (debian etch)
desktop1 (dual etch/kubuntu)
Now - all machines could ping each other fine. server and desktop1 are
assigned fixed IPs in m0n0wall, desktop2 gets dhcp.
as long as all were debian I could ping all hosts from all hosts by name.
Now when running Kubuntu on desktop1 I can't ping the server no more, only by
(I can perfectly ping desktop1 from the server tho.)
I have no local DNS set up unless m0n0wall provides it - I was told it didn't.
Correct my if wrong.
Question is: when all the debians are up, how do they actually resolve their
names when there's no DNS around?
And of course: why doesn't it work from Kubuntu?
I've taken this to deb/kub mailing lists already, no luck do far.
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