Matt Mossholder on 19 Apr 2010 21:08:33 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Odd name resolution issue on Ubuntu 9.10

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 11:44 PM, Ben Love <> wrote:
That hosts line looks very odd -- particularly, the NOTFOUND=return
BEFORE dns.  My hosts line just says "files dns".  I'd start there.


That's a standard ubuntuism to support multicast-DNS/zeroconf/rendezvous. Nothing unusual there.

The .local domain is usually served by multicast-DNS... are you perhaps serving .local out of your AD?

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