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RE: [SLE] cable modem
  • From: "Greg Wallace" <jgregw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 20:57:57 -0800
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
>> >>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 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.


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