[kwlug-disc] DNS getting hinky?
kb at 2bits.com
Fri Oct 23 20:57:56 EDT 2009
On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 8:22 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks Khalid.
> 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.
I am on Rogers too.
When I ping it, it takes only 35 ms.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
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