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Re: NetworkManager vs Cacheing nameserver



On Tue, 2010-01-05 at 05:17 +0100, Tom H wrote:
> >> How does one convince NM not to interfere with resolv.conf?
> 
> > Don't know for sure how to make interfaces managed by NM
> > stop doing it, but for my non-NM system I still have to
> > prevent resolv.conf from being scrogged by setting
> > PEERDNS=no
> > in my /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 file.
> 
> resolv.conf is overwritten by dhclient, whether the interface is is
> NM-managed or not, so your "PEERDNS=no" solution will work for the OP.
> 

That seems to be working for the moment, but there's an element of magic
in it that makes me nervous. The default named.conf file is set up as a
simple cacheing nameserver for local queries, but where does named do
its recursive lookups if not from the DHCP service?

poc


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