Using pppoe : nameserver not provided?

Frank Steinborn steinex at
Mon Jul 18 01:15:35 GMT 2005

Lane <lane at> schrieb:
> Configuration was a breeze, and I have complete functionality.  However, I 
> can't determine what nameserver the pppoe connection is directing FreeBSD to 
> use.
> With the netgear router, the ISP nameserver was shown on the configuration 
> screen, so I had assumed that this value was provided by the ISP's dhcp 
> server.

I guess you are missing the line "enable dns" in your ppp.conf. If you
open the connection, you will get nameservers provided by your ISP and
these will be written into /etc/resolv.conf automatically.


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