fedora-list Digest, Vol 53, Issue 231

McGuffey, David C. DAVID.C.MCGUFFEY at saic.com
Thu Jul 24 15:55:06 UTC 2008

On Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 09:51:53 +0000 (UTC) Mike C
<mike.cloaked at gmail.com> wrote:
> > My next task was to go looking at the logs to see what was trying to
> > scribble in resolve.conf...but your post puts me onto something.
> I have used static addressing for ages on desktops from FC1,2,3
onwards -
> and on a desktop machine the best way I know is to add the line:
> to the file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
> Then stop NetworkManager by
> service NetworkManager stop
> chkconfig NetworkManager off
> Then start network
> service network start
> chkconfig network on
> With the PEERDNS parameter set in the ifcfg-eth0 file then even if you
> did use dhcp then
> /etc/resolv.conf would not get overwritten by dhcp.....

Thanks.  Will check that out.  

Dave McGuffey
Principal Information System Security Engineer // NSA-IEM, NSA-IAM
SAIC, IISBU, Columbia, MD

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