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Old 02-09-2008, 03:49 PM   #1
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setting DNS in static internet connection (PCLinuxOS)

Sorry, I already registered with PCLinuxOS forum, but they are "reviewing my request". So I infest yet another here(they know why the reviewing

I need to set DNS so that it survives the logout. My ISP demands static connection (dont ask me why) and I configured it in Control Center. The thing is the configuration of the connection is under one button and DNS setting is under another. Now I logout, the inernet connection settings (IP, gateway etc) stays set but DNS does not. Do I need to configure the domain name beside the DNS to work properly (I have no idea what the domain name be).

Yet another thing that might be in connection. I no longer am able to quit from the Control center. Neither the red cross in the right top corner, nor the control+Q work. Is there an alt-ctrl-del alternative in KDE? All other applications I tried so far could be closed
Old 02-09-2008, 03:56 PM   #2
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In some thread I saw a way of editing the network script. So if I write in the eth0 file the line might that work? Well, I try
I found out that Control Center wrote into etc/resolv.conf a neat line
(those xxx i put there as to puzzle unexperienced hackers;-)
But as it is, it does nothing, the DNS is not set after reboot

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Old 07-12-2008, 04:39 PM   #3
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cat /etc/resolv.conf
Will give you the DNS setting, but that is an autogenerated file (in mandrake anyway). Try creating a new static connection and deleting your old one.

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Old 08-05-2008, 06:04 AM   #4
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setting static ip pclinuxos

I found that when you set dns server under miscellaneous internet setting
the setting would be lost on next boot up.

solution is to go to menu/system/configuration/hardware/harddrake to then
highlight ethernet controller and to click on [run config tool] then to select ethernet you should be right from there.


dns, ip, static

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