Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Nov 22 19:01:58 UTC 2007

Derek Broughton wrote:

> Peter Garrett wrote:
>> On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 19:42:11 -0400
>> Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
>>> Can anyone say, is this happening in the Ubuntu resolver, Konqueror, or
>>> <shudder> my ISP's DNS.  Can anyone tell me how to find out?
>> I don't know the answer, but what I would try first is setting my DNS to
>> someone else - like opendns.
>> You can always change back if it doesn't work, or if you object to
>> opendns on principle, as some people do...
> Hmmm.  That's interesting.  I was thinking I couldn't do that.  I have
> routers within routers but the one connected directly to the internet has
> a
> caching DNS built in - and I can't touch it.  There's really no reason I
> can't have the wireless router - through which everybody connects - go
> through openDNS, though.  Definitely worth a try.
> fwiw, what prinicple do people find objectionable about openDNS?

Damn.  May not be able to do this after all.  Noop pointed to google, and
one of the top items there is about HughesNet (indirectly who I use) & the
modem seems to redirect _any_ DNS traffic to Hughes IPs.  We'll see - there
seems to be a workaround.

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