[ILUG] Slightly OT. The which ISP Question!
jm at jmason.org
Mon Feb 20 16:10:29 GMT 2006
Declan Moriarty writes:
> Recently, Somebody Somewhere wrote these words
> > TreeFrog TreeFrog wrote:
> The digital service worked. But when things went on the blink, I
> didn't bother checking my box - I would ring NTL and find out when
> they'd be back. I even installed djb's dnscache because their dns
> went down so often. That way I could point at 127.0.0.1 for dns.
well, that's standard practice. ;) I certainly did it for Comcast in the
US and Telstra in Aus, due to crappy DNS service from their servers.
Telstra's BigPond networks were so swimming in compromised machines that
their nameservers started timing out:
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