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Re: [SLE] cable modem
  • From: Scott Leighton <helphand@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 29 May 2005 11:26:47 -0700
  • Message-id: <200505291126.48365.helphand@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 29 May 2005 11:16 am, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Sunday 29 May 2005 11:27 am, Scott Leighton wrote:
> >   Well, I'd love to know what model Linksys router you are using. I
> > was unaware that any of them run a DNS server, but if you can
> > simply point /etc/resolv.conf to your router and get DNS services,
> > then the router must be running one.
>
> It was my impression that most routers that deal with the
> ADSL/wireless/cable connection will act as a DNS server or at least a
> forwarder.
>
> For example, the Dlink router I have here (DI624) does a pppoe connection
> to my broadband wireless rcvr and picks up the dns server addresses from
> the ISP. It then will pass on any dns requests to the ISP DNS servers.


Yes, I subsequently discovered that the Linksys I have does DNS
proxy. Probably the OP's box does the same, explaining his similar
results.

Scott

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