[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq stops working after changing from ppp
chris at northfolk.ca
Tue Dec 20 07:12:47 GMT 2005
Chris Purves wrote:
> I recently changed internet providers and so changed from a pppoe
> connection (using pppd) to a dhcp connection (using dhcp-client). In
> the original setup I was using dnsmasq to act as a dhcp server and dns
> server to a home network. There were no problems with the setup.
> I changed providers and so switched from using pppd to dhcp-client.
> Dnsmasq was no longer able to provide dns lookup for client computers. I
> replaced dhcp-client with dhcpcd and installed resolvconf but it's still
> not working.
> From what I understand, in the original configuration, dnsmasq should
> read from /etc/ppp/resolv.conf to provide dns server information. When
> I switched to dhcp, that file was no good anymore, but once I install
> resolvconf, I expect that dnsmasq should read from /etc/resolv.conf, but
> it seems that is not happening.
> I'm running debian sarge. Can someone give me some tips to debug this
I would like to add that /var/run/dnsmasq/resolv.conf does correctly
show the dns servers:
However, the first nameserver does not work. If I try to ping it from
the computer connected directly to the internet I get no response.
Good day, eh.
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