DNS and Wireless problem using Ubuntu Feisty 7.04

Nitin Jaswal nitin.jaswal at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 18:47:46 GMT 2007


Yes thank you. It is working fine for me as well now, Here is the relevant
line.

request subnet-mask, broadcast-address, time-offset, routers,
    domain-name,
# http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-409110.html
# domain-name-servers,
    host-name,
    netbios-name-servers, netbios-scope;

Actually what I had earlier overlooked was commenting out
domain-name-servers from this request so while the DNS server addresses
where correctly prepended, they were being requested again.

What I was looking for though was the elegant solution. I am a noob to the
world of unix but from what I have read/know about it, it's networking code
is absolutely the best. Which leads me on to thinking what it is that I can
do for the DHC protocol to take effect the way it is supposed to, rather
than me hardcoding things in its config files which IMHO is a bull headed
approach to making things work.

Somewhere on bugzilla people are recommending rolling back to an older
version of some package, but surely with the amount of chatter this issue
has created it must have been fixed by now. And the fact that DHCP works in
MS XP without any tweaks sticks out like a sore thumb. Why can't I recreate
the same in ubuntu?

~NJ

On 17/11/2007, Martin Walshe <plasticman3327 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I had this same issue although the prepend worked fine for me. Can you
> send on the line you have entered with the prepended dns info?
>
> On Nov 16, 2007 9:32 PM, Nitin Jaswal <nitin.jaswal at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > with .resolv.conf.mtnl containing the correct DNS addresses.
> > What is the elegant way of doing it? Infact what can I do to take it
> back to
> > its earlier state where everything would automagically work?
> > I have tried editing /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf by adding prepend
> > domain-name-servers but that did not work. I am attaching contents of
> the
> > /var/log/daemon.log before and after I execute setdns.
>
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