cannot find canonical DNS on slmodem PPP connection
itsme_410 at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 14 11:15:05 UTC 2005
--- Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org> wrote:
> Am Mo, den 12.12.2005 schrieb Globe Trotter um 7:27:
> > > > --> PPP negotiation detected.
> > > > --> Starting pppd at Sat Dec 10 18:00:49 2005
> > > > --> pid of pppd: 2704
> > > > --> Using interface ppp0
> > > > --> local IP address 18.104.22.168
> > > > --> remote IP address 22.214.171.124
> > > > --> primary DNS address 126.96.36.199
> > > > --> secondary DNS address 188.8.131.52
> > > > And I get the following when I use fetchmail:
> > > > fetchmail: couldn't find canonical DNS name of mailserver
> > > Your DNS is not resolving.
> > >
> > > Confirm the DNS addresses your connection is receiving are correct.
> > > Ed.
> > Many thanks! What do I do to correct this problem?
> > Globe
> Make sure you have set PEERDNS=yes (in
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ppp0 while using wvdial? maybe in
> wvdial's configuration). That causes the /etc/resolve.conf to be updated
> at each dial-in.
I do not have this file. I have a ifcfg-eth0 and an ifcfg-eth1 and an ifcfg-lo
but not the above. Should I just create it, or is there a program which will
create it automatically? Does wvdial have a setting which will do that?
I tried using system-config-network but unfortunately, the setup is for very
specific ISP's in very specific set of countries so is not of much use. Also, I
am using slmodem which creates a soft link to /dev/ttySL1 (or is it 0?) and
that is not in the list of devices.
Many thanks and best wishes,
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