[svlug] Computer Setup
dagmar at dsurreal.org
Mon Mar 5 02:21:02 PST 2001
On Sat, 3 Mar 2001, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> Yesterday I read a paper from my local Internet Provider and after
> getting past the windows BS I noticed the setup for TCPIP in windows. I
> saw where they added the first 2 Domain Name Servers DNS at the site. In 2
> places for some reason on windows. I did this and noticed the provider
> came up very fast! Of course the third time windows curruped the password
> so had to figure that out.
> On Red Hat Linux the whole thing was the same. I looked at my
> setup and no DNS entry. I put it in and now Linux connects much faster. By
> the way it's a little like windows. You right click the little internet
> box and then click Properties and then advanced and there were the empty
> DNS entry places...:-) But you only need to put them in once.
> Amazing what we forget, over just 7 or 8 years.
> Yours Truly,
> - Karl F. Larsen, k5di at arrl.net (505) 524-3303 -
This post is a joke, right?
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