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Month: April 2011

Re: [trinity-users] sudo apt-get update failed

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 13:46:08 -0500
>> On 21/04/11 08:12, Anthony Winter wrote:
>>> sudo apt-get update
>>> failed with
>>> Err squeeze
>>> Release.gpg
>>>    Could not resolve ''
>>> Is this expected?
>>> cheers
>>> anthony
>> Similar errors here since yesterday. There are alternative repos, if
>> anyone can post what is current while this error remains.
>> Now the forum is disabled, it is especially difficult for new users, to
>> trawl back through a mailing list for old posts to get info; experienced
>> users can deal with it, could be a real showstopper for others
> <snip>
> I just got word of this problem now; it appears to be a DNS issue, however
> the DNS configuration of the Trinity web services has not been touched in
> several months, leading me to suspect upstream equipment and/or caches.
> Curiously, only the DNS entry is down;
> all other DNS entries appear to be functioning normally.  Also, "nslookup
>" returns proper
> information, whereas "nslookup"
> fails.
> It is very late here so I cannot look into the problem tonight, but I will
> see what I can do tomorrow.
> Tim

Looks like it was a simple DNS caching issue somewhere upstream; the issue
resolved at my test systems without my intervention overnight.

If you continue to have issues please let me know!