Newbie help: domain name servers and (inter)networking.

albi albi at
Mon Apr 12 13:11:06 PDT 2004

On Mon, 12 Apr 2004 15:38:03 -0400
"Lisa" <lisa at> wrote:

> I do not currently have a /etc/resolve.conf - is it safe for me to
> just create that?

without a valid /etc/resolv.conf no internet (surfing) is possible
(unless you use ip-addresses by heart e.g.)

if you want to surf the internet you better fix your /etc/resolv.conf
by either adding your ISP's nameservers or running a nameserver yourself

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