> Haai there,
> I've a weard problem after I installed Slackware 7.0 on my system :
> When I ftp to another host, it al goes well, but when ftp-ing to this
> Slackware 7.0 box, I just get the message "connected to obelix" and that's
> all. After playing around a bit it seems to do a dns lookup and since I
> don't have a continues internet connection, that fails. When removing the
> dns servers from my /etc/resolv.conf, all works allright.
> When I used Slackware 3.6 these lines didn't give me this problem.
> Anyone know a way to solve this on a neat way and so I can leave those dns
> entries in my /etc/resolv.conf?
The supports many new feature not in the Slack 3.6 (like virtual hosting
[based on IP] and better support of static or masquarade NATing. But I
can be wrong, because of security issues, I had to upgrade wu-ftpd to
the latest version on my Slack 3.6 box.
Use the /etc/hosts file on the server to map all the IP/computer names
pair for your internal network.
Or use an empty /etc/resolv.conf when not connected (pppd has the
ability to run a scrip after connecter and after hang-up I think).
Or try using ipchains to REJECT (not DENY) outgoing packets on port 53
(udp and tcp) when your not connected.
Or defines a dns server for your domain that defines the 2 zone needed
to define machine name and reverse ip resolving. (zone "foo.bar" and