1. Both rc.config and resolv.conf have entries like those in the
book (search .... nameserver <my_ISP_DNS_IP> ).
2. good part: both local and remote ping work. The remote works for
3. bad part: name resolution does not seem to work at all although
I specified external DNS (those of my ISP) as I descibed in #1.
Specifically, "ping <hostname>" does not return. No error but no
connection to <hostname>.
4. When ppp is
down, command "nslookup" produces this: "Can't find server name for
address <my_ISP_DNS_IP>. No response from server"
When ppp is up, nslookup does not return until I stop it by Ctrl-C.
5. It looks to me the system knows about the DNS and sends the
request but handshaking did not happen What do you think is required
to use outside DNS in addition to providing their IP (in rc.config
and as I saw in resolv.conf) ??.
I am thankful for any guess or attempt to help.
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