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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 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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