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Re: Network Manager Summary



Andrew Farris wrote:
Mike Chambers wrote:
On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 18:57 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:

BUT,  the problem seems to be, that after I set it so network didn't
start, and network manager did, that my /etc/resolv.conf file got
emptied and didn't have dns. I had to add it manually.  Going to reboot
after sending this email to see if it stays this time. Or does it get
removed each time anyway and this is a bug?

The /etc/resolv.conf file does indeed get emptied (file exists, just no
info) upon shutdown/boot up.  Although the one
in /etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles/default/resolv.conf file is filled
out but I am guessing not ready by NM.  Soooo, I thought I read about
the ifcfg-ethx file having dns info inside it?  IF so, what paramaters
are used to list it there?  DNS seems to be about the only thing so far
from NM being completely usable and no configuring at all.

Other thatn that, all is well and services seem to start.  ALTHOUGH, I
have experienced that on shutdown, while shutting down quotas, it stays
there and never goes away?  Cold boot after to get it going.

Edit /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-ethx and add DNS1, DNS2, DNS3, and set PEERDNS=no and networkmanager should pick up and reset your resolv.conf based on those cfgs and which is configured (i.e. diff interfaces could have diff nameservers). Also see the thread:
Re: f9 resetting dns nameservers


NM does not seem to honor PEERDNS=no


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