On Mon, 21 Jul 2008 21:30:56 -0400, Jim <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'm trying to get a machine working, but it can't seem to handle DNS
> requests. I've just done a 7.0 install (from CD, usually I use net,
> but it wasn't connecting to anything, now I know why).
>
> I have a machine with two built in NICs on the motheroboard, one using
> nfe the other using bge. When I try to connect to anything, I get a
> "cannot resolve host error". Both are set up to be static,
> 192.168.1.84, and bge is 192.168.1.86. I have tried both "192.168.1.1"
> (the router, which points to the ISPs DNS) and "4.2.2.1" in the
> /etc/resolve.conf file, each separately, not both at once. The machine
> can ping both of these addresses and gets a decent to rapid return
> time (~.3ms for the former, <20ms for the latter) Neither works on
> this machine. Both work on the other FreeBSD and Windows machines in
> the house. I have the machine set to dual boot, and DNS works fine
> under Windows.

I hope you didn't create a "resolve.conf" file, because it is called
"resolv.conf" without a final "e", i.e.:

[EMAIL PROTECTED]:/root# ls -ld /etc/resol*
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  - 35 Jul 22 01:36 /etc/resolv.conf
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:/root#

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