applications using DBus no longer working all of a sudden? Check your /etc/hosts!
dave at horsfall.org
Sat Oct 4 14:03:10 PDT 2014
On Sat, 4 Oct 2014, Clemens Lang wrote:
> > [...] but the address of a highly available open DNS server like
> > 22.214.171.124 should do the trick just as well.
> I'd suggest using an address in 127./8 with the exception of 127.0.0.1
> instead. The whole 127./8 is reserved for loopback use.
Folks, NEVER make up your own IP address! You may not notice the impact,
but others will.
FWIW, 126.96.36.199 belongs to Level 3 (the whole 8/8 does, in fact), in turn
assigned to Google (8.8.8/24).
The RFC1918 addresses are there for a reason...
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