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Re: NetworkManager vs Cacheing nameserver



On Mon, 2010-01-04 at 19:08 -0600, Mikkel wrote:
> On 01/04/2010 06:39 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > I installed bind and tried to use it as a basic cacheing nameserver,
> > which in principal just means running named and
> > pointing /etc/resolv.conf to 127.0.0.1. However resolv.conf keeps
> > getting overwritten by NetworkManager, and I notice an excessive number
> > of "Resolving foo ..." messages from Firefox and Chrome, i.e. no
> > cacheing is being done as far as I can tell. Note that I didn't touch
> > named.conf or any other config files.
> > 
> > How does one convince NM not to interfere with resolv.conf? (Please
> > don't tell me to uninstall NM, that's not going to happen).
> > 
> > poc
> > 
> System --> Preferences --> Network Connections
> 
> Pick the type of interface, and then the specific interface.
> Highlight it and click on edit.
> Under the IPv4 Settings, change the Method drop-down to "Automatic
> (DHCP) address only". If you are using IPv6, then change that
> drop-down to address only.

That worked for a while, then reverted.

poc


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