Re: /etc/resolv.conf changes

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Matthew Saltzman wrote:
On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 10:24 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
On Mon, 2008-03-24 at 17:58 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
On Mon, 2008-03-24 at 16:09 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
Clients are not required to use the local network's suggestions for DNS
servers--they can use any servers they can reach by IP address.  (For
example, clients can run their own caching nameservers, and just use as the DNS server IP.)
I have a laptop that runs BIND, and I've configured the DHCP client to
update the BIND configuration to use offered servers as forwarders. On
that laptop, my DNS server _is_ at
It works very well.

Some wireless routers will get their own IP addresses by DHCP from, say,
a DSL modem (which may in turn get its IP address and DNS server info
from the ISP).  As a DHCP server, the modem may provide DNS server
information to the router.  As a DHCP client, the router may accept that
information or the user may set it (and/or the router's IP address)



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