DNS via ADSL modem/router doesn't play well with DHCP
Thomas Kaiser (ubuntu)
ubuntu at kaiser-linux.li
Sat Oct 8 17:03:10 UTC 2005
Neil Woolford wrote:
> My question really is; are others experiencing similar problems, or is
> the difficulty a peculiarity of the Linksys ADSL2MUE? If the problem is
> widespread, can anything be done to fix it without editing config files?
A friend of mine had the same problme on a DSL router (I don't know the
brand). The windoz box was just running fine with the router as DNS
server, but Ubuntu (Linux) didn't like that. It was working with Ubuntu
somehow, but DNS queries were very slow. We just set up static DNS
servers (The ISP DNS servers). And then, the Internet was really fast.
I don't know how this routers do DNS and why we see a difference between
windoz and linux. Maybe the manufacturer of these routers have an "evil"
contract and programmed the router to behave different if a Linux box is
detected? Just a stupied thought :-).
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