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I Have No DNS and I Must wvdial.

I'm trying to connect to my ISP using an external terminal adaptor. But when wvdial connects I receive the following errors:

--> warning, can't find address for 'suse.de'
--> warning, address lookup does not work
--> Nameserver (DNS) failure, the connection may
    not work

—Mitko, mitak@post.com

Check in /etc/resolv.conf and make sure you have lines with:

nameserver aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd

where aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd is the IP addresses of a working DNS server. You can also look at the PPP log in /var/log for hints on where the problem lies.

—Felipe E. Barousse Boué, fbarousse@piensa.com

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