DNS numbers for resolv.conf

Tracy Riegle triegle at comcast.net
Thu Nov 20 19:40:31 PST 2003


Thanks for the reply. I used dig and t reported 127.0.0.1 under server. 
But I do see dns01.jdc01.pa.comcast.net under the "authority" section. I 
take it this is the server I'm looking for. How do I get the IP for that 
name?
Thank you
Tracy

william huskey wrote:

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>Subject: RE: DNS numbers for resolv.conf
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>-----Original Message-----
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>[mailto:lfs-support-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of Tracy
>Riegle
>Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 10:01 PM
>To: lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
>Subject: DNS numbers for resolv.conf
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>My ISP won't give me the IP addresses for their DNS servers. They say
>they don't support Linux or static DNS? What can I do for name
>resolution? Are there public DNS servers? Thanks for any help.
>Tracy
>triegle at comcast.net
>
>
>
>run DHCP and get the DNS from there.use A diffrent machine if you must. then
>do a dig up on a address you know
>example
>; <<>> DiG 9.2.2-P3 <<>> www.tomshardware.com
>;; global options:  printcmd
>;; Got answer:
>;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 44108
>;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 4, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 1
>
>;; QUESTION SECTION:
>;www.tomshardware.com.          IN      A
>
>;; ANSWER SECTION:
>www.tomshardware.com.   76      IN      A       216.92.211.178
>www.tomshardware.com.   76      IN      A       66.39.107.248
>www.tomshardware.com.   76      IN      A       209.197.121.1
>www.tomshardware.com.   76      IN      A       209.197.121.2
>
>;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
>tomshardware.com.       31854   IN      NS      ns0.ns0.com.
>tomshardware.com.       31854   IN      NS      ns12.pair.com.
>
>;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
>ns0.ns0.com.            4068    IN      A       209.197.64.1
>
>;; Query time: 38 msec
>;; SERVER: 68.48.0.6#53(68.48.0.6)
>;; WHEN: Thu Nov 20 22:07:05 2003
>;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 164
>
>the 68.48.0.6 is my DNS, or least one of them.
>
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>I forgot if your have a windows machine (say its not true) do a ipconfig
>/all and that will have it listed as dns
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