All pc in the LAN are configured through a DHCP server, so the address of
the DNS server and the search list are the same for all machine.
Is it possible that a loopback interace create any problem?
Riccardo Panizzolo

On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 11:08, Mark Andrews via RT
wrote:

>
> > Hi, I've installed and configured bind9 on a linux ubuntu 6.06.2 machine

> and
> > everything goes well: bind9 register all the pc in the local LAN (win xp
> > home 32bit, win xp pro 32bit, win xp pro 64bit, linux ubuntu 6.06.1,

> OpenBSD
> > and so on).
> > Now the problem:
> > if I try to ping a linux (or an OpenBSD) machine from win xp 64 bit (I

> write
> > in a DOS box 'ping machinename') I get the message 'Ping request could

> not
> > find host machinename. Please check the name and try again'.
> > If I do the same command on a 32bit windows xp pro (or linux or OpenBSD)
> > machine everithing goes well.
> > I had also installed a www service on a linux machine and, from my win xp
> > pro 64 bit pc, I tried to type 'http://nomemacchina' but nothing

> happens,
> > except the error 'unable to find...
> > I tried the same command on a win xp pro 32 bit machine and everithing

> goes
> > well.
> >
> >
> > Riccardo Panizzolo

>
> This really is not appropriate for bind9-bugs.
>
> I suggest that you look at the DNS settings on the machine in
> question. In particular pay attention to the address of the
> DNS server and the search list.
>
> If you still have problems you can post to bind-users@isc.org.
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>
> Mark
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