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LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.

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Old 04-30-2002, 04:24 AM   #1
fend88
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Red face All works perfectly except DNS


Finish installing LFS and all things work great.

One problem is donno where to put the DNS file, whether inside /etc/hosts or /etc/sysconfig/network.
I tried both ways but fail. Any idea?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 04-30-2002, 09:38 PM   #2
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whicj DNS file?

I usually keep my named.conf in my /etc dir, but for chroot-ed it should be in the environment it will live. (can't elaborate yet as I'm still in the learning phase )

your zone files can be referenced from within your named.conf file.
 
Old 05-01-2002, 05:45 AM   #3
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Sorry, maybe I put the question wrongly
I confused on how to set up my DNS ..
Do I need to install other program to set up my DNS?
My LFS can log on the internal network (192.168.0.99) and can ping the DNS server (202.145.0.1) but cannot ping www site (www.yahoo.com .. etc).
Please help
Thanks.
 
Old 05-01-2002, 06:39 AM   #4
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Edit the file /etc/resolv.conf and add entries like:
nameserver 202.145.0.1

You should add a line like that for each dns server. There is also often a search line present. But you can read more about all that in if you run 'man resolv.conf'
 
Old 05-01-2002, 09:23 PM   #5
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Thx a lot. Now my LFS can surf inet already with lynx although still using console mode

Next step will be trying to install XFree86. Thanks again for the advice.

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Fend88
 
  


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