busybox: ping by name

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Wed Oct 5 13:36:49 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 05 October 2005 09:07 am, Howard Wang wrote:
> I have a question about the busybox: I installed busybox client udhcpc on
> my machine, it can get ip address from our dhcp server and talk to the
> outside using ip address without any problem. and I can also ping my
> machine using the name from outside. however, I could not ping anywhere
> from my machine using name. my question is: what do I need in order to ping
> by using name ?

this isnt a busybox question

this sounds like you need to configure your libc resolver which probably means 
setting up /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/hosts

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