nameserver

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jan 25 06:06:01 PST 2001



> How do you set the nameserver on a fresh LFS build?  I've always used
> resolv.conf, but I don't think LFS cares if this file is there.  What is
> the proper way to set a nameserver?

you mean install a DNS server like bind or use existing dns servers ?

if the latter, create /etc/resolv.conf and put lines like the following
in there

nameserver ip.of.first.server.here
nameserver ip.of.second.here

you can put as many as you wish (1 or more)

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