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DNS Error only in OSX 10.5.8 but in PC (XP) works fine (same shared router internet)!

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Drigo, Nov 18, 2009.

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  1. Drigo

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    Hello,
    I've struggled all night to find a solution to this problem but I dont see to find the answer. I share a router with my roomates and we both have macbooks. I also have an additional PC.

    When I tried accessing certain websites (for example: www.rapidshare.com or my.calendar.net) from the macbooks I get a DNS error:

    DNS ERROR - cannot find server.

    Also next to the address bar is shows me that "the website does not support identity information". However, it works fine with my PC when I enter the address. I tried flushing the arp cache using the following commands:

    sudo arp -d -a and
    dscacheutil -flushcache

    but the problem persists. In addition, I did a tracert command in my PC to find the IP address. I typed the ip address in the macbook computer and it work perfectly.

    First, I thought it was my macbook but the problem is the same in my roommates. Also, I thought (for some reason) I got the adress blocked but it works in my PC.

    So I am assuming its my router (DI-2254) but I reset it and nothing. I suspect it has to be with my PS3 that I used when trying to play online but I doubt it.

    ?? Any solutions ????


    Thank you!
     
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