In message <533d3d5a8btlsa(a)netsurf-browser.org> Michael Drake wrote:
In article <op.wrhukyovif396l@alansall>,
Alan & Sally <jared.r(a)xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> NetSurf 2.9 runs nicely on this set up but I have had no luck
> of the later development versions. I have just downloaded 3.0 Dev #833
> with the same result.
It seems that since NetSurf 2.9 DNS doesn't work when running on
VirtualRPC. It works on real hardware and, I believe, on RPCEmu (can
I use recent dev builds on VRPC-SA and VRPC-SE and DNS
is fine. The only issue I have is that when I connect to
the company VPN (Cisco software) the DNS breaks and
nothing will resolve. As soon as I disconnect the VPN it
When NS DNS lookups fail, the Windows7 apps like Firefox
seem to do DNS lookups OK. Since the resolver addresses
are as far as I can see identical in both Windows side
and RISC OS I don't know how it breaks. Other networking
such as connection to mail server and NFS mounts all
continue working and its only DNS that seems to be broken.
None of the NetSurf developers have VirtualRPC so we aren't in a
to investigate this. Perhaps you could contact the VirtualRPC developers,
if it's still being maintained?
If you want to try anything, pass it my way. I'm using
VRPC and NS all day every day at home and at work.