[Dnsmasq-discuss] DNS isnt resolved on LAN
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Wed Jul 5 18:17:44 BST 2006
> if I add the following line to 'resolv.conf' as the first line then I
> can ping computers on the LAN by their hostname:
> "nameserver 127.0.0.1 <http://127.0.0.1>"
> but if that line isnt there, than I can only ping them by their IP number.
> My problem arrives when I disconnect and connect to my ADSL ISP.
> Since I use PPPOE I must type this to connect to my internet:
> "pon dsl-provider"
> but then the 'resolv.conf' gets overwritten by the 2 DNS servers of my
> ISP. And since the line 'nameserver 127.0.0.1 <http://127.0.0.1>' is no
> more in 'resolv.conf' the DNS resolution doesnt work anymore.
> How can I fix this??
> ps. Am using DNSMASQ 2.25 and I've set up my PPPOE ADSL connection with
Which Linux distribution are you using, if it's Debian or Ubuntu, then
installing the "resolvconf" package will probably solve the problem.
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