[Netsurf-develop] Problems with Netsurf

John-Mark Bell jmb202 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Nov 13 01:02:29 GMT 2003


On 12 Nov 2003, Hedley Hunnisett wrote:

> In article <Pine.LNX.4.44.0311120045520.13725-100000 at tarrant.ecs.soton.ac.uk> 
> you wrote:
>  
> > 1) try accessing a site by IP address only (ie type http://152.78.68.160
> > in the URL bar
>  
> It appeared to work.  The throbber went round and a message appeared:
>  
> There is no website available at this URL
> Perhaps you were looking for the
> Electronics and Computer Science Department (in dark blue)
> or the
> University of Southampton (also in dark blue)

Yep, that's what you should have seen.
   
> > 2) what does typing *show inet$resolvers in a task window display? 
> > (you may have to be online for this)
>  
> It gave the following (whilst on line):
>  
> Inet$Resolvers : 158.43.240.4 158.43.240.3

Hmm. Sounds like a problem with DNS resolution. I'm not sure why that's 
occurring. [James B - any ideas?]

John

PS. Please keep the mailing list in the loop. It increases the likelihood 
of a helpful response (which this one isn't I'm afraid :().





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