I am having the same problem with Redhat 6.0 and have double checked that
the machine has reverse dns working properly in our dns server. Has
anyone actually found a solution for this bug. Or at least some idea what
could have caused it?
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> > Hi,
> > I have two PCs that I am trying to connect via a LAN. I have set up
> > /etc/hosts file to see the Win 98 PC, and have configured the Win 98
> > network properties to use a static IP address. I am able to ping
> > successfully from each PC to the other, and I have successfully used
> FTP to
> > transfer files between the two PCs. Unfortunately, telnet is giving me
> > problem. I have tried the Windows Telnet client to connect to the
> Linux PC,
> > but it is not working. I see the message :
> > Red Hat Linux release 6.0 (Hedwig)
> > Kernel 2.2.5-15 on an i586
> > but no login prompt appears, and eventually the connection times
> > I have tried configuring /etc/hosts.allow, and I have added ttypX (
> where x
> > in 1...12) to /etc/securetty, but neither worked.
> > Can anyone tell me where I am going wrong?
> > Kevin McLaughlin
> i know this behaviour from linux, when the reverse-lookup fails-
> ( but this is supposed to work, if you have your win98-name in hosts).
> can you try tcpdump, listen to all traffic toandfro your rh box-
> also look in /var/log/messages for any hints.
> '...' said the joker to the thief
> 'there's too much confusion, i cant get no relief...
> so let us not talk falsely now, the hour's getting late'
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