Internet dropping for some programs
scott.blair at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 09:37:57 UTC 2015
On 10/09/2015 05:10 AM, Tony Baechler wrote:
> On 10/8/2015 9:26 PM, Scott Blair wrote:
>> I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. Lately the Internet drops out. But
>> not on
>> all programs. All the browsers just sit trying to resolve host.
> That sounds like a DNS lookup issue. What is the contents of
> /etc/resolv.conf? Just for fun, what if you replace /etc/resolv.conf
> with the following lines:
> nameserver 220.127.116.11
> nameserver 18.104.22.168
> If that doesn't immediately help, try a reboot, but it shouldn't be
> necessary. Also, you might want to do the following if the above
> resolves the problem:
> chattr +i /etc/resolv.conf
> It could be the router or DHCP server, but it sounds like the Internet
> works normally except for resolving DNS lookups. What happens if you
> go to the following in your browser?
> If that doesn't work, it isn't a DNS issue, so I would start looking
> at your router configuration. However, since everything else works
> and your browser sits there and can't resolve the host, it's most
> likely a DNS problem. Is there any program which works normally on
> the Internet and doesn't have the issue?
> In other words, you mention the browser and Thunderbird. You didn't
> mention which browser, but if it's Firefox, they are both Mozilla
> products. I don't see why that would matter unless Mozilla does
> something weird which your router doesn't like. Can you install
> system updates, for example? If it's a DNS or router issue, nothing
> should work, so you shouldn't be able to download any packages. If
> that works but Mozilla products don't, maybe start Firefox and
> Thunderbird in safe mode just in case. If none of the above makes any
> obvious difference, I'm out of ideas.
Here is my resolv.conf:
# Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for glibc resolver(3) generated by
# DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE BY HAND -- YOUR CHANGES WILL BE OVERWRITTEN
I added the nameservers a few hours ago. They are recommended by Xfinity.
Deluge and UMS continues to download and upload when the browsers and
Thunderbird don't. I didn't try Filezilla.
The browsers I have are Chrome, Chromium, Firefox, and Opera, they all
try to resolve host.
I'll wait and see if adding the namesevers made a difference.
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