Using pppoe : nameserver not provided?

Lane lane at
Mon Jul 18 01:38:01 GMT 2005

On Sunday 17 July 2005 20:15, Frank Steinborn wrote:
> 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.
> HTH,
> steinex

I had created a new label in ppp.conf, and completely overlooked "enable dns!"


I am resolv(ed)!


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