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I've had Pi-Hole on my pi to some success but after a while of inaction my pi cannot connect to the internet now. Unsure what will help, as I've tried what I thought were all the obvious things.

I'm on the network, arp-scan shows the other devices, I can ping them. I cannot use chromium out though, nor can I ping 8.8.8.8. My router has IP address 192.168.1.2 and modem 192.168.1.1.

cat /etc/resolv.conf shows the following:

nameserver 192.168.1.1 nameserver fe80::1%eth0 nameserver fe80::1%wlan0

ip route show gives this:

default via 192.168.1.1 dev eth0 default via 192.168.1.1 dev eth0 metric 202 192.168.1.0/24 dev eth0 proto kernel scope link src 192.168.1.24 metric 202

Chromium had been saying DNS or proxy or firewall may be the issue. It has since dropped the DNS complaint but I am still no better off.

Thanks in advance for the help.

  • can you ping www.google.com successfully? – Guy . D Nov 7 '17 at 6:47
  • Can you show the output from ifconfig please? It's unusual these days to have a modem and router, which is sitting the DHCP and DNS? – Andy Anderson Nov 7 '17 at 8:57
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Answer appears to be to update bind with sudo apt-get install bind to fix /etc/resolv.conf allowing dhclient to complete at boot.

See this post on the error dhclient was giving: irs_resconf_load failed: 59.

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