kppp and cycling
tyche at ica.net
Sat Dec 27 15:09:19 GMT 2003
On Friday 26 December 2003 15:06, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> tyche wrote:
> > i have 2 computers, one i have just rebuilt.
> > not liking what rh has done in 8, i compile kde from source.
> > i did things in the following order:
> > qt, arts, libs, base, network, then the rest in no particular order.
> > to get rid of redhat's x scripts, i installed xfree 4.3.0 from
> > www.xfree.org.
> > until i installed the rest of kde, my dialup worked fine. now that i have
> > compilled the rest of kde, my dialup connects, but i cant go anywhere or
> > download mail.
> > was wondering what was happening here?
> > any help would be appreciated.
> You probably don't have the DNS configured correctly.
> If your ISP supports automatic (I think -- that is what I have and it
> works) you can check: "Automatic" in the: "DNS" tab in the KPPP set up
> widget. Otherwise, you need to check: "Manual" and enter two NUMERICAL DNS
> addresses for you ISP.
> If you are using automatic, your: "/etc/resolv.conf" file should probably
> be empty -- KPPP will add stuff to the file when it is running.
i'll give it a try. when i looked, the nameserver was set to the other comp on
the home network (192.168.0.1) not to my comp like it should be under my
usual install of redhat.
i'll leave it blank next time i get the phone line.
thanks for pointing me in the right direction.
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