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Re: [vox-tech] Mandrake 8.0 and ADSL
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Re: [vox-tech] Mandrake 8.0 and ADSL



On Sun, 12 Aug 2001, Ashwini Raina wrote:

> Hi
>
> This is my problem:
>
> Just installed Mandrake and everything is working fine except my
> internet connection.
>
> I am behind a Netgear router, have a static IP (no PPPoE, nothing). So
> in the Network properties I put my IP as 192.168.0.5 and gateway
> 192.168.0.1 (router), subnet 255.255.255.0 and DNS as 192.168.0.1
> (pointing to the router).
>
> Iin Netscape, all websites load sloooowly, as if I was on a 1K modem.
> Actually, the page doesn't load at all, it stalls.
> [...]

Perhaps you shouldn't be pointing your DNS to your router.  You should
point your DNS queries to the ISP's DNS servers, which is what I do.
Unless your router has bind set up, you won't get any DNS query responses.

FL


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