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Old 11-05-2009, 04:55 PM   #1
HazMat117
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Question ISP reroutes only my linux boxes.


In my house I have the following OSes all on their own machines. Server 2008 r2, XP home, XP pro, Vista Ultimate and 7rc. On kids machine I have an Xubuntu install and on my EEE I have Eeebuntu. My testbed has Debian. Now the thing is on all the MS boxes I can surf and never have my ISP reroute me to their generic can't find the site with a search box and the website I want as the first pick. But all my linux boxes do at least twice an hour. Does anyone have any idea why this may be happening. It is not a major deal as clicking on the web suggestion normally gets me there in a few extra seconds. It is just confusing.
 
Old 11-05-2009, 05:22 PM   #2
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Does the problem persist if you use the User agent switcher for Firefox and change the UA to Internet explorer?
 
Old 11-05-2009, 07:27 PM   #3
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Do the linux boxes and windows boxes all have the same DNS servers and in the same order?

Are the linux servers set up as caching DNS servers?

Are IPv4 and IPv6 similarly configured?

Are any of the machines using a proxy server?

Check cache settings in all browsers.
 
Old 01-17-2010, 07:29 PM   #4
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Sorry forgot bout this post. I never did solve the reroute problem. I have switched my provider since then. I was on embarq and was not happy with them since their merger with whoever they merged with. My new ISP has given me none of the old problems.
 
  


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