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RE: [SLE] cable modem
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 07:29:50 -0400
  • Message-id: <1117106990.9074.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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


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