Secondary Name Server Doesn't Answer

Nate Campi nate at
Wed Feb 13 01:52:53 UTC 2002

On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 08:44:34PM -0500, Kevin Darcy wrote:
> P.S. I've never heard of "nslookup -sil" before; what's that supposed to
> do? Hopefully it's an option that means "don't suck quite as much as usual"
> :-)

Hehe, more like "don't tell me how much nslookup sucks."

  $ nslookup
  Note:  nslookup is deprecated and may be removed from future releases.
  Consider using the `dig' or `host' programs instead.  Run nslookup with
  the `-sil[ent]' option to prevent this message from appearing.
  Non-authoritative answer:
Nate Campi     Job: hostmaster at and root at

The best answer when anybody asks you if you're any good with
explosives is to hold up two open hands and simply say "Ten". 

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