[CentOS] Mail has quit working
tdukes at palmettoshopper.com
Thu Aug 30 22:36:28 UTC 2018
> -----Original Message-----
> From: CentOS [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Gordon
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2018 6:23 PM
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Mail has quit working
> On 08/29/2018 06:54 PM, TE Dukes wrote:
> > Added back the IPV6 to /etc/hosts a couple days ago for grins and giggles.
> > No longer getting IPV6 errors in logwatch for bind. Everything working.
> > I think removing my ISP's nameservers from /etc/resolv.conf was the fix.
> I just caught up on the thread. It looks like the core issue was never
> actually resolved: "getent hosts localhost" still doesn't return the
> expected result, right?
> $ getent hosts localhost
> ::1 localhost localhost.localdomain localhost6
Its returning exactly as above
> $ grep ^hosts /etc/nsswitch.conf
> hosts: files dns myhostname
Its returning: files dns
> If you're not getting the expected result from "getent", and if your
> nsswitch.conf lists "files", then glibc is somehow broken. "rpm -V
> glibc" might tell you how, or it might not. Could be that glibc can't
> load /lib64/libnss_files.so.2.
rpm -V returns nothing.
> In any case, DNS is now providing you with a result for "localhost", and
> that'll work around most of the problems, but you really should take
> steps to fix glibc. With something that low-level broken, I'd urge you
> to build a new system from scratch, and automate the build with some
> configuration management tool this time, so that the next time you need
> to rebuild, you can do it quickly.
Thanks for the follow up!!
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