Subject: Re: Notes about netbsd-3
To: Martin J. Laubach <mjl@NetBSD.org>
From: Harry Waddell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/17/2005 17:52:58
On Fri, 18 Nov 2005 00:44:31 +0000 (UTC)
"Martin J. Laubach" <mjl@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> (3) The "sortlist" parameter in /etc/resolv.conf seems to have ceased
> to work: Even though I have a sortlist 22.214.171.124/255.255.255.248,
> a "ping fw" round robins between all of fw's ip addresses:
> asparagus:35 [~] $ ping -c1 fw
> PING fw.emsi.priv.at (126.96.36.199): 56 data bytes
> asparagus:36 [~] $ ping -c1 fw
> PING fw.emsi.priv.at (188.8.131.52): 56 data bytes
> asparagus:37 [~] $ ping -c1 fw
> PING fw.emsi.priv.at (184.108.40.206): 56 data bytes
> I believe this has worked with 1.5 and 1.6, not sure about 2.x.
netsbd 3 uses bind v9, while previous versions use v8.
If I recall correctly, bind v9 is missing a few features
which v8 had, e.g. sortlist. You can always install bind 8 from pkgsrc
should you require that functionality.
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