Re: resolv.conf issues - suggestion (was Re: browser problems )

I've been having a similar problem (see subj:"NetworkManager, VPN,
resolv.conf" ) except for me, the resolv.conf being set up by
network-manager for a vpn connection was getting clobbered.

Anyway, I decided to try the immutable attr after reading it in this
thread. Later when network-manager tried to update it's own
resolv.conf (in this case after disconnecting from the vpn), it /did
not/ behave gracefully at all. In fact, in completely hung, and I had
to kill it and all related processes. Then even after removing the
immutable attr and even restarting networking, network-manager
wouldn't behave. I eventually had to restart the machine.

So, moral of the story is, if network-manager tries to update
resolv.conf and can't, it freaks out.


On 7/18/07, Derek Broughton <news@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Wolfgang Pauli wrote:

I think you want to put into dhclient.conf not resolv.conf. see 'man


On Wednesday 18 July 2007, Dan Ziolkowski wrote:
slightly confused, where in the file do I add this? Do I add "prepend
domain-name-servers," in its entirety?

Wolfgang's right. Peter's right too - there are all sorts of things that
get their hooks into resolv.conf, and sometimes the simplest solution may
just be to ensure that it's immutable, but if you use "prepend" in
dhclient.conf, it _should_ solve the problem.

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