Dexter Filmore wrote:
> I'm a bit lost with name resolving on my local net.
> Got three machines:
> server (debian etch)
> desktop1 (dual etch/kubuntu)
> desktop2 (etch)
> 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.
Something in Hardy broke registering your system name in the DHCP
server. I do not know why. Gutsy works fine.