matt at gsicomp.on.ca
Sat Jan 8 22:57:19 PST 2005
> gentle people,
> apologies if this question should have been posted in the newbies
> list, but i saw a similar question in the archives of this mailing
> list, which did not quite answer my question.
> i'm trying to install FreeBSD for the first time. i'm installing it on
> my desktop.
> the installation has gone on pretty cleanly, i have a linksys
> firewall/wireless router behind which i have installed my freeBSD box.
> i have good connectivity and am able to ping, telnet to the internet.
> however DNS resolution is a problem.
> the browser does not work and for example
> dig www.freebsd.org also does not work.
> if i provide the nameserver,dig @server xxx.xxx.xxx - things are fine.
> any ideas. it has to be something really simple.
> during the configuration, when i configured my ethernet port, it cleanly
> gets the ip address from the linksys hub and also lists the nameserver
> what else do i have to configure ?
> xl0 : flags=8843<UP,BRODACAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> inet6 fe80::250:daff:fe8c:dcaa%x10 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
> inet 192.168.1.105 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
> ether 00:50:da:8c:dc:aa
> media Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
> plip0: flags=8810<POINTTOPOINT,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384
> inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 0xff000000
> inet6 :: 1 prefixlen 128
> inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x3
> netstat -nr
> Routing tables
> Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use Netif Expire
> default 192.168.1.1 UGS 0 0 x10
> 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 UH 1 76 lo0
> 192.168.1 link#1 UC 0 0 xl0
> 192.168.1.1 link#1 UHLW 1 0 xl0
> 192.168.1.105 127.0.0.1 UGHS 0 0 lo0
> 192.168.1.255 ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff UHLWb 0 2 xl0
> /etc/resolve.conf is empty.
You mean /etc/resolv.conf? This is where your nameserver should be listed
if you're getting the information properly from your Linksys router.
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