resolv.conf and DNS
Which is the configuration file where you should configure the external DNS? Is it resolv.conf?
My problem is that the I cannot resolve fully qualified domain (FQDN) names like www.linuxforums.org.
I did add a name server like ns.dns.br but the name lookups are not working.
check your /etc/nsswitch.conf file and make sure you have the following line there:
hosts: files dns
and then in the resolv.conf just add your local dns name server...somthing like this: