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Re: F10 64-bit - Wired Ethernet Problems with DNS



On Fri, 06 Feb 2009 00:50:47 -0500, Rick Bilonick wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 16:39 -0800, Aldo Foot wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Rick Bilonick <rab nauticom net> wrote:
> > > I installed F10 64-bit on a Dell quad computer without any problems.
> > > (The computer had been running F5.) I did a fresh install on a new
> hard
> > > drive. eth0 worked fine under F5. I can get a connection using ssh and
> > > IP addresses but I cannot get DNS to work, even though I'm using the
> > > same DNS addresses (which I can ping). When I use the gui and put in
> the
> > > netmask (255.255.255.0), the gui constantly overwrites it. To get any
> > > connection, I have to go into the eth0 config file and set the
> netmask.
> > > (The gui always replaces the netmask IP with either the computer's IP
> or
> > > gateway IP - don't remember which.) I can't get this working so I can
> do
> > > an update.
> > >
> > > Any idea on what is going wrong?
> > >
> >
> > WARNING: this action overwrites /etc/resolv.conf.
> >
> > In the ifcfg-eth0 put a line with the DNS info
> >
> > DNS1=xxxx.xxxx.xxxx.xxxx
> >
> > Then do 'service network restart' --this will put the DNS info into
> > the /etc/resolv.conf. Works form me in F10.
> > As an aside... I'm not running running NetworkManager.
> >
> Thanks. I found out earlier today that the network daemon was not
> enabled. Enabling it allowed DNS to work. I'm updating the F10 install
> and hopefully that will fix the bug in the network gui.
> 
Glad you got it to work.  I gave up on mine and I’m in the process of reloading F10 from distro, doing an update, and applying the guidance I’ve seen come out in the last few days.

Dave McGuffey
Principal Information System Security Engineer // NSA-IEM, NSA-IAM
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