OK, odd situation. I use opendns & the IP-updater w/windows 7 -- I set the opendns dns addresses in both the windows 7 network AND in the DSL router settings. Works fine.
Then I set up a dual-boot w/Puppy linux on the hard-drive. The options in linux networking don't let me specify custom dns IPs unless I choose a static IP -- really didn't want to do that. So linux's network simply uses the router's 192.168.1.1 IP address for dns service -- the default.
However, when I navigated in linux to the opendns site & tried the "test your settings" link, it said I was using opendns! Apparently the router is, by default, using opendns's dns servers and linux doesn't even know it.
Good? Not sure. I don't have an opendns updater for linux. The recommended updater for linux is source code, but I don't have the compiler installed on linux & can't compile. I've seen the package ddclient also mentioned as an updater, so installed that, but can't seem to get that working.
So my question -- without an IP updater, will I loose connectivity in linux? Does opendns work OK w/o an updater? I seemed to browse w/o problems for a few days in linux.....
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