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Old 06-19-2004, 02:51 PM   #1
jrdioko
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Question PPP stopped working


I recently got my winmodem working and I was able to dialup, browse with Firefox, etc. Now I dialup and I can ping an IP but hostnames in ping or a browser aren't resolved. I just set up my ethernet connection with netconfig, and I'm thinking DHCP or something else I set up there is causing this. Still, I looked around the /etc/ppp/ folder and I can't find anything suspicious. What in netconfig can mess up my DNS with PPP?

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Johnathan
 
Old 06-19-2004, 03:36 PM   #2
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/etc/resolv.conf should have the DNS of your ISP. Mine looks like this
Code:
nameserver 195.92.195.94
nameserver 195.92.195.95
If yours is empty ask Google to show you pages that contain the word nameserver and your ISP's name.
 
Old 06-19-2004, 04:08 PM   #3
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That worked perfectly, thanks! I guess netconfig removed that DNS information for some reason.
 
  


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