[kwlug-disc] DNS getting hinky?
unsolicited at swiz.ca
Fri Oct 23 20:22:50 EDT 2009
Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 10/23/2009 7:41 PM:
> > There has been list discussions in the past regarding their
> preferred /
> > favourite DNS servers, but I didn't have a real solid sense of a
> > consensus.
> Many of us were advocating OpenDNS.
> There has been objections to some practices of theirs. I think it was them
> hijacking site not found errors and displaying their own ad page instead.
> I use these DNS servers instead in /etc/resolv.conf
> nameserver 126.96.36.199
> nameserver 188.8.131.52
> They belong to Level 3 and there are no strings attached.
13 hops away for me, and in U.S. Not that that should matter, but I
would have thought closer (and also no strings) would be better.
Perhaps with caching it's not really an issue.
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