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monupmit
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:23 am    Post subject: Temporary failure in name resolution Reply with quote

i'm not able to emerge and even open my mail account on any website,otherwise browsing is ok


like mail.yahoo.com is opening but on entering my id and psswd it is showing login.yahoo.com couldnot be found.pls. check the name and try again
same is the case with gmail.

niether wget nor emerge is responding

Code:

localhost ~ # wget www.yahoo.com
--17:20:42--  http://www.yahoo.com/
           => `index.html'
Resolving www.yahoo.com... failed: Temporary failure in name resolution.
localhost ~ # emerge xmms
Calculating dependencies ...done!
>>> emerge (1 of 1) media-sound/xmms-1.2.10-r15 to /
>>> Downloading http://distfiles.gentoo.org/distfiles/xmms-1.2.10.tar.bz2
--17:21:00--  http://distfiles.gentoo.org/distfiles/xmms-1.2.10.tar.bz2
           => `/usr/portage/distfiles/xmms-1.2.10.tar.bz2'
Resolving distfiles.gentoo.org... failed: Temporary failure in name resolution.
>>> Downloading http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/gentoo/distfiles/xmms-1.2.10.tar.bz2
--17:21:05--  http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/gentoo/distfiles/xmms-1.2.10.tar.bz2
           => `/usr/portage/distfiles/xmms-1.2.10.tar.bz2'
Resolving distro.ibiblio.org... failed: Temporary failure in name resolution.
>>> Downloading http://www.xmms.org/files/1.2.x/xmms-1.2.10.tar.bz2
--17:21:10--  http://www.xmms.org/files/1.2.x/xmms-1.2.10.tar.bz2
           => `/usr/portage/distfiles/xmms-1.2.10.tar.bz2'
Resolving www.xmms.org... failed: Temporary failure in name resolution.
!!! Couldn't download xmms-1.2.10.tar.bz2. Aborting.
localhost ~ #

plz help ,i'm totally stuck without emerge :?

i 've correctly set nameserver in resolv.conf
moreover i 've run export http_proxy="//ip....: port//" also :idea: :idea:
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Give us a little more info...

output of netstat -r
output of ifconfig -a
contents of /etc/resolv.conf

And details of your internet connection. (locally attached DSL, thru LAN, etc)


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think4urs11
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

it might be a good idea to open up only *one* thread instead of *four* about the same underlying issue...

the others:
https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-3273518.html
https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-3273479.html
https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-3271422.html
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Please don't start multiple threads on the same topic, thanks.

Moved from Networking & Security to Duplicate Threads in favour of topic 455701.
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