Re: Internet Access
well, he mentioned that he's connecting via a cable modem (i do as well).
which acts essentially like a lan/wan. i personally have a static ip rather
than dhcp, though. so i don't know if their server will assign dns servers
upon connection or not w/ linux......
----- Original Message -----
From: "Oki DZ" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2000 11:16 PM
Subject: Re: Internet Access
> On Sat, 7 Apr 2001, james nigh wrote:
> > you should still need dns. you should have been given a few dns numbers
at some point.
> > plug those into /etc/resolv.conf and you should be all set. if you
weren't given any, try pasting this in:
> > nameserver 22.214.171.124
> > nameserver 126.96.36.199
> If you use pppconfig to setup your ppp connection, then tinkering with
> /etc/resolv.conf wouldn't be needed (it will be updated each time you have
> an open connection).
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