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Old 03-25-2003, 03:35 PM   #1
newlin
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connecting to internet


Every time i connect a db appears saying etc/resolve does nor exist or it is unreadable get your administrator to ......

It does not prevent internet connection i just click ok .

i would like to stop the db displaying in the first place if possible !

I think it is something to do with domains but have no idea what to edit .any ideas ?
 
Old 03-25-2003, 05:59 PM   #2
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Not 100% certain, but /etc/resolv.conf on my slackware box contains just 2 lines. This is:

search mydomain.com
nameserver 12.34.56.78

The 12.34.56.78 should by the ip address of your nameserver. If you are not part of a domain I would guess you can leave the search line out.

FYI, I'm using slackware, so my configuration file locations and/or names may be different than yours.
 
Old 03-25-2003, 06:00 PM   #3
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What's a db?

/etc/resolv.conf is pretty important, without it you probably can't resolve and domain names
 
Old 03-25-2003, 06:01 PM   #4
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I'm guessing it means "dialog box".
 
Old 03-25-2003, 06:05 PM   #5
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You need to edit your /etc/resolv.conf file to have your DNS information in it:


domain yourispdomainhere
nameserver xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
nameserver xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

You need to include the proper values for your ISPs proper domain name as well as the proper primary and secondary DNS IP addresses. This should resolve the problem. Hope this helps.
 
Old 03-26-2003, 03:49 PM   #6
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Hi everyone,

Thanks texicle tellezj and mhearm for all you help and advise ,the dialogue box no longer appears .. javascript:smilie('')
 
Old 03-26-2003, 05:31 PM   #7
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Glad you got it working.
 
  


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