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Re: [SLE] cable modem
  • From: Scott Leighton <helphand@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 May 2005 18:16:52 -0700
  • Message-id: <200505271816.53320.helphand@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 26 May 2005 9:57 pm, Greg Wallace wrote:
> On Thursday, May 26, 2005 3:30 AM, Ken Schneider wrote:
> >On Wed, 2005-05-25 at 23:31 -0800, Greg Wallace wrote:
> >> On Wednesday, May 25, 2005 @ 5:51 AM, Joe Morris wrote:
> >> >Ken Schneider wrote:
> >> >>The Linksys router will be your default route but -not- your
>
> nameserver.
>
> >> >>Use the name servers provided by your ISP.
> >> >
> >> >Is this a common problem with routers? I have a Netgear with the same
> >> >name server problems. For my linux machines I usually set up a local
> >> >caching DNS using the ISPs DNS as forwarders, which works great for
> >> >Linux but no such luck for Windows. Since they configure via DHCP, it
> >> >makes it a pain for a laptop. I thought it was maybe a Netgear
> >> > problem,
> >> >
> >> >but maybe not. I was just wondering if this is a common router
> >> > problem. --
> >> >Joe Morris
> >> >New Tribes Mission
> >> >Email Address: Joe_Morris@xxxxxxx
> >> >Registered Linux user 231871
> >>
> >> The setup you say you have now is what I had at one point and changed
> >> because my entire network would be unavailable if that name server was
> >> unavailable (say the ISP was unreachable). You then have no name
> >> server. You should be able to just tell your machine that 192.168.1.1 IS
> >> the name server.
> >>
> >> Greg Wallace
> >
> >What version of bind is running on your linksys router?
> >
> >--
> >Ken Schneider
> >UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998
> >
> > "The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
> > the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge
>
> That I don't know. I logged into it but couldn't find any reference to a
> bind version.
>

Probably because the Linksys router does not run bind.

On mine, a BEFSR41, I can configure the dns server entries to hand out to
DHCP clients on the Linksys DHCP page, but that's not the same as running a
DNS server.

Scott


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