On Saturday 23 December 2006 17:20, Jeroen Massar wrote:
> Normally one gets 184.108.40.206 + 220.127.116.11, these seem to work
> perfectly fine and don't do recursion.
Except that at peak times they tend to have latency of a few seconds.
> Do note that Netopia's provided
> by Eircomm do have crap DNS stacks, next to that, some devices like to
> block DNS over TCP which can cause some additional problems too.
>> If you want to check if you have that issue, just try:
>jeroen at spaghetti:~$ dig -t txt _aiccu.sixxs.net
> ;; Truncated, retrying in TCP mode.
> if you get a long answer it is all fine, other wise it isn't
I did get a long, long answer. It did have "Truncated, retrying in TCP mode"
And why would nobody tell me any addresses of other DNS servers except those
(as you say) recursion-prone ones?
> > These are also eircom servers - a little faster than the configured
> > defaults. I'd like alternatives as apparently they resolve RFC 1918
> > addresses (ie; private addresses such as 192.168.0.0/16)...
>> No, it is simply recursive and thus resolves everything it can.
> The RFC1918 part is mostly because of it hitting www.as112.net or that
> they actually have some RFC1918 space configured locally and you resolve
> that. This box is simply misconfigured and one should not be using it ;)
I'd like to find a proper box.
Yours, Mikhail Ramendik
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