I have a 64-bit FreeBSD 6.1 client, running under Windows 7 (64-bit) via VMWare player 3.0, with networking set to bridge mode.
DHCP goes fine on boot... I get correct adress/gateway/nameserver info... I have good connectivity to the world in that I can ping any host I can name by IP addr, (including both of the nameservers in resolv.conf,) ...but I can't resolve any names.
Inside the Windows box, the network interface has VMWare Bridge Protocol enabled, and the windows side of things has full connectivity.
dig replies with:
;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
...even if I use "dig @server_ip_addr" to point it at a pingable, working nameserver
If I set VM networking to NAT mode, I can get outbound connectivity (with happy DNS) but, of course, can't do INBOUND connectivity, which I need.