I have just a hint for your third problem:
It seems to me that your Netview-Server may not be correctly defined on
the nameserver or you have some other problem with the nameserver.
You can specify how hostnames are resolved in the file /etc/netsvc.conf.
If it doesn't exist, create it with the following entry:
This will force hostnames to be resolved first looking int the local
/etc/host. When the name is not found there, the nameserver will be
Hope this helps
Jane Curry wrote:
> 3) Not sure whether this is NetView / Nways related..... our NetView
> system is configured as a secondary DNS server and uses itself as it's
> prefered nameserver (in resolv.conf). When the system reboots (AIX
> 4.2.1) we get a green-screen login on the console, rather than the dtwm
> xserver login. If we reboot the system having hidden resolv.conf and
> come up on /etc/hosts this problem doesn't occur. We are wondering if
> the boot process is starting NetView and Nways daemons in parallel with
> starting named such that named is not active soon enough - any
> comments? At present we have a kludge process such that we reboot on
> /etc/hosts and don't start any NetView / Nways processes - we then have
> a script to enable resolv.conf and start Tivoli, NetView and Nways.
> Many thanks for any input,
> Jane Curry
> Skills 1st Limited, 2 Cedar Chase, Taplow, Bucks, SL6 0EU, UK
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