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Date:      Wed, 23 Apr 2008 15:29:00 +0000
From:      "Poul-Henning Kamp" <>
To:        Eygene Ryabinkin <>
Cc:        Zaphod Beeblebrox <>, Brooks Davis <>,
Subject:   Re: [RFC] Automated generation of /etc/resolv.conf from the rc.d script 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Wed, 23 Apr 2008 18:36:17 +0400." <+rkPaEJgDwWM+WmNdLneOfPN6Ps@sTlCVUsSEVReKIVdz1gJKNXWeKE> 

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In message <+rkPaEJgDwWM+WmNdLneOfPN6Ps@sTlCVUsSEVReKIVdz1gJKNXWeKE>, Eygene Ry
abinkin writes:

>> I think this is a much needed facility.  Some ISP's block DNS queries
>> from private customers to force them to use the ISP's DNS and
>> not having this forces a cumbersome manual configuration.
>Hmm, my patch does not change anything in the respect to the ISP's
>DNS servers: resolv.conf or BIND will use the nameservers given by
>DHCP or manually configured via /etc/rc.conf.

That's the point: You get the DNS server IPs from your ISP using
DHCP :-)

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk@FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe    
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