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[ale] BellSouth.net and DNS

On Tue, 5 Jan 1999, Stephen F Nicholas wrote:

>   I can ping from here to kingdom come right now, but if I want to ping
> the box I'm connected with, I have to look in /var/log/messages for my
> assigned address (which I just did, cause I need it for the remote xterm
> session I'm getting ready to open as soon as I finish this reply.)

Uhh, doesn't `ifconfig` show you that?

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