Re: Odd root (and suid root) behavior

Bjorn Ekwall (
Thu, 16 May 1996 10:50:44 +0200 (MET DST)

[Steven N. Hirsch wrote about syslog problems]

Just to make sure:

Have you checked that your "/etc/host.conf", "/etc/resolv.conf" and
"/etc/hosts" are OK?
It might happen that libc has to call a name server to resolve your
hostname as you log in, and then wait for the call to time out...

Bjorn <>