default local DNS caching name server

Chris Adams linux at
Fri Apr 11 20:33:48 UTC 2014

Once upon a time, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> said:
> If you are running a caching resolver you don't need the DNS
> information from DCHP (except except for the hotspot issue) at all.

Unless you have a specific reason not to, you should use the DNS server
from DHCP.  That may be the only DNS server that will work, there may be
private DNS info not available anywhere else, etc.

Chris Adams <linux at>

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