In [ruby-talk:11106] Re: TCPSocket.open() lasts 2 minutes (was:rwiki *hangs*
in send())
Guy suggests:
> 
> 
>  Verify that you don't have a problem with your DNS, see the file
>  /etc/host.conf (resolver configuration file) or similar
>
... 
'ping www.ruby-lang-org' works properly,BUT
'dnsquery www.ruby-lang.org' results in "Query failed (h_errno = 2) : Host
name lookup failure2"

Clemens