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Re: NetworkManager overwriting resolv.conf

On Sat, 2009-01-17 at 16:10 -0500, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 11:10:07 -0700
> Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> > The only solution I have found so far is to:
> > 1) properly re-create /etc/resolv.conf to what it should be
> > 2) set the immutable flag on it (chattr +i /etc/resolv.conf)
> That works in fedora, but even better (as others have said)
> is disabling NetworkManager service and enabling network instead
> (i.e. go back to the old and unimproved days :-).

I understand that. The entire point of this exercise was:

1) Not to go back to the old ways
2) Find out if any fixes to NM were known of that will fix this

> Fortunately the /etc/resolv.conf file itself on SUSE contains
> generated comments telling you exactly how to fix it the "official"
> way. So SUSE are idiots for checking for an error they can't
> handle, but they are geniuses for actually putting the information
> you are gonna want to know right in the resolv.conf file instead
> of just leaving you hopelessly lost.

Nice... That would have saved me a couple of hours of googling.



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