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RE: [SLE] cable modem
  • From: "Greg Wallace" <jgregw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 23:44:39 -0800
On Wednesday, May 25, 2005 @8:38 AM, Mike McMullin wrote:

>On Wed, 2005-05-25 at 09:51, Joe Morris (NTM) 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.

> My main router is an SMC Barricade SMC7008ABR (, I have a
>secondary router (DI-604, linked to this in another room,
>as far as nameserver configs go I opened up YAST2 and checked out the
>config on the network card I get thiis screen warning

>The resolver configuration file (/etc/resolv.conf) has been temporarily
>modified by dhcpcd. You have two options:
>Modify the current (changed!) version of the file
>Press 'Accept' now and continue editing other (non-resolver) data. You
>could return to this dialog later when the above service has terminated.
>The nameserver and domain search list section is greyed out, Change
>hostname via DHCP is checked. I can't off hand recall putting the name
>server addresses that I got from my ISP into this system, of the one I
>just upgraded to 9.3. Of course I could be missing something.

> Mike

On my machine, I set the default gateway under routing to "". I
then went to Host Name and DNS, unchecked Update via DHCP, and entered
"" for "Name Server 1" and "local" for "Domain Search 1". That
works great for me.

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