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Old 09-05-2004, 02:27 AM   #16
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lol

ok

DNS (dynamic name server i think it stands for), is the most important part of the world wide web

the Internet (the actually network) recognizes computers by ip addresses only, not by things like google.com or http://www.google.com (the http tells the program to use the http protocol, and connect to the www server of google.com) ... in order to get those host names (google.com, and such) you need name servers (DNS in this case) what they do is contain a list of all web sites, and there ip addresses, because of the size of the web tho, no DNS server keeps the entire list, what they do is if they cant help you, they ask another server in there list to tell you, and so on and so forth until it either stops from timeout, or it cant find anything ... anyways, from what i recall each DNS server is suppose to have at least 2-3 other DNS servers that it can ask on your behalf

so your computer connects to the DNS server listed in /etc/resolve.conf and asks them "what is the address of google.com ?) the server looks thru its list, then either tells the answer, or says it cant find it, and might pass it on to anther server to search

you could even have your own almost DNS server (only your computer uses this, every unix like OS should have it to, even windows has this, every OS that can use a network should have it), you could list hosts in your hosts file ( /etc/hosts ) and then there ip addresses ... this would speed things up for known web sites, but if there ip changes your stuck in the dust, well, not fully .. you could always ask a DNS server for the new address

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Old 09-05-2004, 02:34 AM   #17
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lol.. so how do i solve it?
 
Old 09-05-2004, 02:45 AM   #18
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start searching around trying to find a good DNS server?
 
Old 09-05-2004, 03:26 AM   #19
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If you are using DHCP, you should be assigned DNS servers. I just (and I mean about 10 minutes ago) solved this problem by adding the following lines to the end of /etc/modprob.conf

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alias net-pf-10 off
alias ipv6 off
You will need to reboot after editing the file.
 
Old 09-08-2004, 03:09 AM   #20
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hm.. thats seems to not work...
 
  


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