Linux Forums unreachable.
crp at cmc.net
Mon Feb 22 04:54:58 UTC 2010
Amedee Van Gasse (ub) wrote:
> On Fri, February 19, 2010 06:01, Ray Parrish wrote:
>> Is anyone else having trouble accessing the Linux Forms? Here is what I
>> get -
>> >Network Timeout
>> >The server at www.linuxforums.org is taking too long to respond.
>> >The requested site did not respond to a connection request and the
>> browser has >stopped waiting for a reply.
>> I get a daily email from them with head lines, and forum post subjects
>> as links, and every time I try to click one, I get the can't be reached
> A useful tool to check if the problem is at your end is
> Seems like it's just at your end.
> A friend of mine has a motto: "Everything is a freaking DNS problem". It's
> actually printed on the back of his company tees. :-)
> So first check your DNS server. Are you using the DNS that your ISP
> provides? Try OpenDNS 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 or Google DNS:
> 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11.
> Then come back with the results.
I went into System, Administration, Network, and added the two Open DNS
servers to the DNS list, then deleted the two that were previously
there. However when I log into my Qwest DSL modem the status page shows
18.104.22.168 and 2.25 as the DNS servers, which do not match the numbers
that were in the Network configuration dialog.
Could you please tell me how to change my DNS servers? My DSL modem is
an Actiontec GT701, and I am using the Hardy Heron.
Thanks for any help you can be.
Later, Ray Parrish
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