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Re: Setting Static IP Adreess, done...now setup Apt-Get

On Wed, 12 Mar 2003 14:45:02 -0800 (PST)
CM Miller <cmmiller1973@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Thanks to everyone who helped me setup the static
> ipaddress.  I can now ping and do loopback.  The only
> problem is that now I ran /usr/sbin/apt-setup and it
> cannot resolve any of the www addresses that I select.
> any ideas why?
When you use dhcp, the dhcp server tells each client which nameservers to use.

When you have a static IP, you need to edit /etc/resolv.conf and specify the nameservers yourself.


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