[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Local DNS

From: andrew gatt a.gatt at btinternet.com
Date: Wed Jan 31 18:25:57 EET 2007
>>> I'm trying to keep a client / server situation simple to set up. As 
>>> the tablet requires DHCP to function (by default) i was going to 
>>> make the server use DHCP and set up dynamic DNS so the tablet can 
>>> find the server with just the name. However as pointed out this 
>>> doesn't work i.e. just putting the 'myserver' in the address bar of 
>>> the browser.
>>> Additionally, adding the domain does not work so 'myserver.mydomain' 
>>> does not resolve to the right address.
>> Whoa.  Now this works for me.  Are you sure your DNS/DHCP servers are
>> configured properly?
> I think they are because i can use the 'myserver' only name from any 
> other browser on any other machine on my network and also the 
> myserver.mydomain
>>> I'm guessing this is because the /tmp/resolv.conf.wlan0 has 'domain 
>>> mydomain' as the first line and not 'search mydomain'.
>> Shouldn't matter.
> Without the 'search mydomain' as the first line on the 
> /etc/resolv.conf neither 'myserver' or 'myserver.mydomain' works. With 
> it in, both do.
Sorry i've just retested this and adding that line doesn't help. I'm now 
not sure what i did to get it working. I was trying too many things and 
wasn't taking enough notice of what i was trying.


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