Not sure what's causing this, but you could try running a caching
nameserver on the box and just point squid and resolv.conf at that. I'd
opt for dnscache from DJBdns despite the fact that DJB wrote it!
Niall O Broin wrote:
>> Another squid question . . .
>> Squid 2.3 seems to go into space on me on a regular basis i.e. I'll dial up
> and try to connect to a site, get the message in the browser saying
> www.whatever.com connected (which it generates when it contacts the proxy)
> and then - nada, niente, rien, until I stop and restart squid. Now I know
> that 2.3 does DNS lookups itself rather than having a DNS helper and I
> suspect it's something to do with this. I normally have an empty
> /etc/resolv.conf which gets created when my ppp link comes up but squid
> wouldn't start in that scenario - I solved that by putting a dns_nameservers
> line in squid.conf. But this business of having to restart squid when I
> connect is a bit of a PITA. Does anyone have an idea what might be causing
> this, and how I can fix it ?
>> P.S. I had started squid earlier and I now just connected for the first time
> today, but I had no problems connecting to some web sites. Then I shut down
> my connection, and reconnected, and it again worked. So it's not as simple
> as dying when the connection goes down. I'll try Fergus' suggestion of
> switching to 2.4 but if there are any other suggestions . . .
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