Hate to give up

John Heinen hensandpat at earthlink.net
Fri Jun 5 04:58:07 UTC 2009


John Heinen wrote:
> Derek Broughton wrote:
>   
>> NoOp wrote:
>>
>>   
>>     
>>> On 06/01/2009 09:51 PM, John Heinen wrote:
>>>     
>>>       
>>>> NoOp wrote:
>>>>       
>>>>         
>>>>> And use your isp's dns servers:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://kb.earthlink.net/case.asp?article=28968
>>>>> If your software requires DNS server settings, use: 207.69.188.185,
>>>>> 207.69.188.186, and 207.69.188.187
>>>>>
>>>>> You can modify /etc/resolv.conf from a terminal:
>>>>>
>>>>> $ gksu gedit /etc/resolv.conf
>>>>>
>>>>> then enter:
>>>>> nameserver 207.69.188.185
>>>>> nameserver 207.69.188.186
>>>>> nameserver 207.69.188.186
>>>>> and save the file.
>>>>>
>>>>> Now try to ping yahoo.com and google.com.
>>>>>   
>>>>>         
>>>>>           
>>>> We used pppconfig and was advised to leave the set up "Provider" alone
>>>> but did enter te rest such as modem, phone #, etc.
>>>> but no dns numbers
>>>>       
>>>>         
>>> So give the above a try. You can always change it back if it doesn't
>>> work for you.
>>>     
>>>       
>> And, in fact, next PPP connection resolv.conf will almost certainly get 
>> rewritten to its current values - but if this works in the meantime, then we 
>> can tell you how to make it permanent.
>>   
>>     
> do I literately type nameserver or my provider's name like earthlink.net
> than I get this heading screen Applications Places System Then do I just
> type in the above nameserver or (earthlink.net 207.69.....
> John appreciate very much your patience.... John
>
>   
This is what Earthlink gave us Prefered DNS server 207.69.188.171
Preffered DNS server 207.69.188.172
Then I got the page up with *resolv.config X and again *resolv config X
and I typed the above in, entered !
Still no connection




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