Thanks for the response.
Yep, tried this. Didn't work.
Yes. Also used the online ping tools I mentioned earlier. OpenDNS CacheCheck reports NXDOMAIN for Non-Existant Domain.
Yes it is.
Just want to check, once I buy an account and domain with Dreamhost I don't have to do anything more to ensure the domain resolves right? From what I undertsand the name servers are set automatically.