I have static IP in my Debian Lenny system and ping by IP to Internet works fine. Unfortunately www.google.com is not resolved by name. I can't install any additional software to my Linux since it does not resolves names.
# Used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8). See the interfaces(5) manpage or # /usr/share/doc/ifupdown/examples for more information. # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface uses static address auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.99 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.1.255 network 192.168.1.0 gateway 192.168.1.1 dns-nameservers 184.108.40.206
How to trace DNS request with standard tools in order to find problem?