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Lousy Actiontec DSL router – Part 2

A while back, after installing Slackware 10, I was complaining to Brian that Slackware has DNS issues. Well, obviously, because I was the only n00b that was having the issue it certainly wasn’t Slackware. Problem is, I had another server in my garage, a FreeBSD system, but it wasn’t having any issues with DNS.

The problem was, whenever Slackware would try to resolve an address, it would resolve to 1.0.0.0. Any program that tried to resolve, except ping, would get a 1.0.0.0 address. Ping, however, would get a proper IP address associated to a domain name and once the domain name had been pinged, the first program that was resolving

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