Networking question

Joey Hess
Mon, 14 Feb 2000 15:02:07 -0800

Jonathan Jefferies wrote:
> Problem is that the process somehow disturbed
> something.  Symptom is that when I make a
> ppp connection - using wvdial - I cannot
> ping outside of my computer. The error message
> is that the "operation is not permitted".

Edit /etc/resolv.conf, take out, and put in and make sure you have
a valid external nameserver in there. Bind adds the entry when it
is installed, and it may not properly remove it on removal.

> as default I still cannot ping outside
> my machine.

Even by IP address?

see shy jo