System asks ISP for local address

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Wed Sep 12 03:23:29 UTC 2007

On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 04:33:17PM -0400, lanas wrote:
>   I'm doing some local HTML server tests in the 192.168.n.n range and
> each time I ask for this address in Konqueror the system first attempts
> to reach the ISP to finally find out that it's a local address.  It's a
> bit annoying for the principle of it.  What would be a proper setting
> (in resolv.conf ?) so that the system (Fedora Core 6) immediately

This is a routing issue, not a name resolution issue, so resolv.conf won't
help you. What does /sbin/route show?

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