Subject: Re: su waiting for DNS?
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/17/2000 16:06:43
On October 17, Peter Seebach wrote:
> Is there a compelling reason for "su" to wait for DNS, if there's a viable
> network?  It doesn't do this if there's no network, but I assume it's just
> giving up.  I'm assuming this is syslog, but why does it need DNS to log
> this particular message?  Hasn't syslogd figured out what the hostname is (or
> given up) already by this point?

  Is it trying to find the krb5 kdc, perhaps?

          -Dave McGuire