[TriLUG] Fwd: New Public DNS from Google
dragonstrider at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 11:28:33 EST 2009
about:config network.dnsCacheEntries = 0, will make browsing a bit
slower (but you can either use dnsmasq caching on your router or a
very fast DNS server like google's).
There's also network.dnsCacheExpiration, but I don't know what the
units are for that field. I set it to 0.
On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 8:54 PM, Brian Phelps <brphelps at ieee.org> wrote:
> No ad ridden results. Thanks Alexander!
> Now how does one get Firefox not to fail at resolving a domain if you
> don't have internet temporarily while putting an address in, then
> internet is restored seconds later. It takes FF like several minutes
> to try to actually resolve the name again and not just pretend that
> resolving fails. I'm totally screwed at finding this tweak through
> On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 8:41 PM, Brian Phelps <brphelps at ieee.org> wrote:
>> How does it compare to Opendns, which returns ad ridden results when
>> the domain cannot be resolved, and due to a strange bug in firefox
>> claims a particular website cannot be resolved and returns ads even if
>> it exists when you lose internet connectivity for a split second, as
>> often happens on a laptop?
>> Wow that wasn't even close to a sentence but more of a barely coherent
>> ramble. Sorry
>> On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 6:08 AM, Alexander Ray <alexjray.ncsu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hey all,
>>> I thought I'd post this here for those interested,
>>> Google Public DNS:
>>> Google's doing a nice public DNS. It's out of the Google Code/Google Open
>>> Source division, so maybe it'll be competing with OpenDNS.
>>> For, the greatest part is the IPs:
>>> 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11
>>> I can remember those :-)
>>> TriLUG mailing list : http://www.trilug.org/mailman/listinfo/trilug
>>> TriLUG FAQ : http://www.trilug.org/wiki/Frequently_Asked_Questions
> TriLUG mailing list : http://www.trilug.org/mailman/listinfo/trilug
> TriLUG FAQ : http://www.trilug.org/wiki/Frequently_Asked_Questions
Personal e-mail: jtate AT dragonstrider DOT com
More information about the TriLUG