Bug 3012 - dhcpcd/pump overwrites /etc/resolv.conf
dhcpcd/pump overwrites /etc/resolv.conf
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 2790
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: dhcpcd (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-05-24 15:35 EDT by magill
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-29 11:35:58 EDT
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Description magill 1999-05-24 15:35:49 EDT
I have a linux box with two interfaces and a ppp
connection.  I routinely connect to a commercial intranet
via ppp.  I have a local net for which I have a static
(private) IP address.  I am also connected to RoadRunner
which requires DHCP nic configuration.  Roadrunner and the
ppp intranet both use split DNS configurations, i.e. DNS
resolution from the root down will not yield correct
information for inside these intranets.  In addition, I have
a private network.  To handle this I configure a local
nameserver which is a secondary to the ppp intranet servers,
and forwards to the Roadrunner servers.

  dhcpcd and pump both overwrite /etc/resolv.conf directly
from the binaries which prevents me from disabling the
behavior.  dhcpcd at least uses /etc/dhcpcd/resolv.conf
whereas pump does not.  They should allow this behavior to
be suppressed.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-05-24 15:44:59 EDT
chattr +i /etc/resolv.conf. :)
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-05-29 11:35:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2790 ***

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