DNS Resolver Problem

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Mon Jan 15 18:22:22 UTC 2007

Jay Chandler wrote:
> linux quest wrote:
>> I have a problem with the DNS setting in FreeBSD. Every 1 hour, I 
>> will not be able to ping google.com (because I need to type in my 
>> ISP's DNS into /etc/resolv.conf) May I know what is the best solution 
>> for this, so that I do not have to type in my ISP's DNS to the 
>> resolver all the time? Perhaps, should I set a static IP 
>> configuration? If so, may I know which file should I modify?
>> Thanks.
> Their DNS changes hourly?  What the heck ISP are you using that pulls 
> such things?
> Or do you mean to say that you're on DHCP, and when it renews the 
> lease it clears out DNS info?
1. Could we see any relevant options in rc.conf related to network 
configuration (interface_*, dns, DHCP, etc).
2. Could you provide your /etc/resolv.conf?
3. Have you tried contacting your ISP about this? Maybe their DHCP 
settings are skewed.

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