connecting a usb 3g modem

Thomas Bertani sylar1991 at
Mon Sep 1 13:54:22 CEST 2008

2008/9/1 Andy Green <andy at>

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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 6:41 PM, Andy Green <andy at> wrote:
> |> Sometimes when I use it on normal laptop, I get bogus DNS in UK.
> |
> | You mean like if you use
> |    host
> | on your Linux system, when using the modem as the DNS server, you get
> | complaints like "malformed response" etc.?
> No the dhcp client puts the DNS nameserver lines in, but they don't
> always work.  There's another issue on my box somehow that later,
> NetworkManager overwrites it with old DNS nameserver line somehow, but
> now I realized why my connectivity breaks I stop NetworkManager for the
> duration and that solves it.
> | Surprisingly, that proprietary OS that most FOSS people hate to use...
> | works just fine with the DNS implementation on the ADSL modems... a
> | case of two brokens make one "fixed"? :-P
> Dread to think of it.
> - -Andy

No I have no error with ping, only I don't receive answers and I loss all
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