[mythtv-users] Wots happening

James jam at tigger.ws
Mon Mar 22 23:28:41 UTC 2021

> On 23 Mar 2021, at 4:30 am, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
> James <jam at tigger.ws> wrote:
>> What I found most interesting was that as soon as internet service resumed all returned to normal.
>> My local network has DNS and DHCP server. I just queried lest we tried to access http://somewhere.strange
> What's doing your DNS, where is .home defined ?
> I've seen some routers do "interesting"* stuff when the internet is down - basically intercepting everything and directing you to a router page to tell you the internet is down with a big button to click to "re-connect".
> * The usual phrase I use for these brain dead ideas is not suitable for a family friendly environment !

To answer an earlier question: no https is involved in ANY of my stuff.

I use dnsmasq for dns, which is where all my .home stuff is

I use Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Server because dnsmasq does it wrong. (Does not say the right things for most clients to get the dns server - linux clients do not get the 'correct'' dns server, mac clients DO ??
'Twas easier to use the distro (suse) package than to go spelunking with wireshark)

The router is not playing silly games (it's too dumb, heaping scorn on telstra's nbn router (National Broardband Network in Australia) but firefox gives me utter shonets:
I type
in the address bar and get a google page on (There are lots of entries including many correcting my misspeling of "1" as "33"

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