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July 20, 2011

Wifidog reported the node down, but I was able to connect to it through the VPN. Wifidog was running, but DNS wasn't resolving. I edited /etc/init.d/S50dnsmasq and changed the line that read “nameserver 127.0.0.1” to “nameserver 208.67.222.222” and then added another line below it, “nameserver 208.67.220.220”. (Those are opendns servers.) I then edited /etc/resolv.conf with those same two lines, and it started working right away.

February 20, 2010

Exactly the same problem as Nov 29 2009. The DNS servers were still in the lan_dns value in nvram, but weren't in the /etc/resolv.conf. I added them, and the router was then able to resolve DNS addresses.

November 29, 2009

Wifidog reported that it went down 3 days ago. I connected via VPN. Wifidog was still running ('wdctl status'), but was reporting that it couldn't connect to the auth server. I tried pinging the auth server ('ping auth.wirelesstoronto.ca') and it couldn't resolve the address. I changed the DNS server in both /etc/resolv.conf ('vi /etc/resolv.conf') and in the router config ('nvram set lan_dns='4.2.2.2 128.100.100.128') and it started working.

August 21, 2007

Installed by Gabe. Channel 1. It's in the office. WAN port of the wireless router is plugged into a D-Link wired router which is in turn plugged into their 'net connection.

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