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ATTBI just changed DNS servers

FYI -- 

Squid caching web proxy comes with a basic dns_cache utility. Squid is fantastic enough on its own.. but the DNS cache makes a difference. You can tune the caching, and force "prefetching" of DNS and webpages via cron scripts and links/lynx.

I haven't reinstalled it since I got aDSL (lazy), but DNS caching + www proxy made a huge difference when I was on 56K dialup (especially given how Netscape 4 did page refreshes!)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kent Borg [mailto:kentborg at]
> Sent: Friday, November 08, 2002 9:39 AM
> To: discuss at
> Subject: Re: ATTBI just changed DNS servers
> On Fri, Nov 08, 2002 at 09:17:47AM -0500, Derek Martin wrote:
> > I run my own.
> Me too, but is so easy to remember that I think I will.  For
> example, one of the root servers moved recently so I changed that file
> in my tinydns installation.  My too-vclever-by-half moment was to
> create an RCS directory there so I could keep track of my changes and
> that broke it.  I found it quickly, but had I not knowing another DNS
> server could come in handy.,,  Now maybe I
> will remember it.
> > It gives me < 1ms response time (assuming the address I want is
> > cached, of course).
> Which for me it will frequently not be.  Still, more reliable than
> using my ISP's, even considering my self-induced outage last night.
> -kb
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