24 Sep 2002 todd   » (Master)

Ugh. How broken can dns be?

root servers say:

66.in-addr.arpa. NS *.arin.net.

Arin says:

210.66.in-addr.arpa. NS *.cox.net.

Cox says:

106.210.66.in-addr.arpa. NS *.coxinet.net.

CoxInet says:

106.210.66.in-addr.arpa. NS ns.theshop.net.

TheShop says (per my request): CNAME

I say: PTR ns0.fries.net.

Everybody sees:

todd:$ host

Host not found: 2(SERVFAIL)


So I have to do this as a workaround:

todd:$ cat bin/seed_dns.sh

for i in 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31


for h in dns{1,2}.coxinet.net ns.{,east.,west.}cox.net


host 66.210.106.$i $h





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