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Re: can only resolve dns names as root or with explicit nameserver address



On 2009-11-23 18:18 +0100, Kelly Clowers wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 09:08, Kelly Clowers <kelly.clowers@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Using Sid here, I suddenly cannot resolve DNS names normally. My web
>> browsers, ping and dig do not work with names (ping works with an ip
>> address), but sudo ping and sudo aptitude resolve normally and dig
>> works as my user if I give it the ip address of the nameserver (e.g.
>> dig @192.168.1.1 cnn.com). I am really confused by this one. Any
>> ideas?
>>
>
> Never mind, it turns out dhclient is giving resolv.conf the wrong permissions.

Might still be interesting to find out why it suddenly does that.  Which
version of dhclient do you use?

Sven


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