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Old 02-25-2001, 10:56 AM   #1
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I've installed mandrake 7.1 and trying to access the internet using freeserve as my isp. I can dial up and connect to the internet but only access addresses by there ip numbers e.g. 123.567.89.10 not as http://www.sitename.com. i believe i have been told to set a .resolveconfig file but don't what to put in it to use freeserve.

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Old 02-26-2001, 09:01 AM   #2
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First you need the IP-address of an nameserver. Maybe you could ask freeserve for this information. Or you are looking for some other nameservers.

Once you have the IP-address, you have to edit your /etc/resolv.conf file.

It should look something like this:

nameserver 19x.xxx.xxx.xx
nameserver 19x.xx.xxx.xxx

Here you put in the correct IP-address.

You have to adjust the /etc/nsswitch.conf as well.
The "hosts" line should look like this:

hosts: files dns

and here is the services line:

services: files
 
  


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