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Old 04-22-2006, 12:38 AM   #1
metallica1973
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I am using Fedora 4. Whenever I go onto internet with my laptop everything is fine,Name to IP translation. When trying to ping a domain name from xterm it cannot. My resolv.conf is reflecting the IP address of my server on my LAN. When I modify my resolv.conf and put in the DNS server of my ISP everything works fine and I can also ping any domain name from xterm. What is wrong with my setup and how can I make my DNS entry on my laptop and server permanent and fix this issue?

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Old 04-22-2006, 12:50 AM   #2
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You can get dhclient to do custom things as it creates your config. (I'm assuming Fedora uses dhclient and not one of the other DHCP clients.)

Edit /etc/dhclient.conf and change (or add) a line that starts with "prepend domain-name-servers". The rest of the line should list the ISP's DNS servers, that you want to make permanent.

My /etc/dhclient.conf looks like this:
Code:
prepend domain-name-servers 127.0.0.3;
and that's all.
 
Old 04-22-2006, 10:00 AM   #3
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I cant find any reference to anything that say dhclient.conf under /etc.
 
Old 04-22-2006, 10:44 AM   #4
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I cant find any reference to anything that say dhclient.conf under /etc.
Fedora uses turns out to use dhcpcd instead of dhclient. I have no idea how to configure it.
 
  


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