Quoting Brian Foster (blf at utvinternet.ie):
> 2nd, überyonks ago, when I was still using dialup,
> I was using a really simple but very effective
> local daemon/server. it simply cached lookups
> and wasn't freaked out by the connection being
> down more often up (typical of dialouts).
> it worked great. it might also work in this
> present/new situation. problem is, I cannot
> recall the name of the bloody thing....?
Probably pdnsd. It's a forwarder with a disk-based cache -- which a
lot of people like for workstations/laptops because the cache is
persistent between reboots. It still needs to talk to a recursive
server, somewhere, however, and so does not solve the problem of
sucky ISP recursive nameservers, only compensate for their performance
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