Milestone – network and DNS problems

After a short investigation it turned out that my case is not isolated and there are more people having a problem with Motorola Milestone and the Internet connection. It shows up in a way that, despite the fact that IP connection is up (i.e. there are icons indicating WiFi  or GPRS connection) network based applications  do not work – they behave as if there was no network. The problem is related to DNS configuration.  The solution is to put the DNS server address on a permanent basis in the configuration of the system. And how to do it – it is written here: