Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 427072
Network Manager Forgets the DNS at log in
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:39:24 EST
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Description of problem:
My Fedora 8 installation is from the Fedora 8 Live installation CD. So after installation when I reboot the machine and log in for the first time: I could not see any problem:means NM works fine. But then every time I log in I have to set the DNS entries again!! But once set, NM works fine for the rest time as long as User is logged in.
However I guess this is also would be informative to say that in my Notebook (Acer TravelMate 4150NLCi) earlier I also had Fedora 8 but that was not installed from a Live CD. I saw when ever I install (actually I tried twice) the F8 from a Live CD This problem appears.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Installed my system from Fedora 8 KDE Live Distribution CD.
Then Every time a user logs in then NM forgets all the DNS entries.. User have to re enter the DNS and DNS search path. and then NM works fine untill one new log-off -> log-in
Are you using DHCP or static IP addresses?
If using DHCP, can you include the relevant portion of /var/log/messages where
NetworkManager prints out the returned DHCP information?
Can you also ensure you are running the latest version of NetworkManager from
the f8-updates-testing repository, which is NetworkManager-0.7.0-0.6.7.svn3235.fc8 ?
I use static address.
I have the latest NM installed. Because regularly I update my box. I can not
give you the exact version number because the network work manager is not
working in my notebook. I mean, can not connect to the internet!!
Any thing more details??
Do you have any ifcfg files in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/, like ifcfg-eth0
or ifcfg-wlan0? If so, what's in them?
(In reply to comment #3)
> Do you have any ifcfg files in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/, like ifcfg-eth0
> or ifcfg-wlan0? If so, what's in them?
Ok, Yes I have the file 'ifcfg-eth0' and also some other files. In my Note book
I also have wireless connection, But I never used them. The ethernet connection
is eth1 while the wireless connection interface is eth0.
Here is the output of the files :
[root@iche201 ddeb]# locate ifcfg
[root@iche201 ddeb]# cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
# Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX
[root@iche196 ddeb]# cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1
# Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Any Guess?? what could be the problem?? I can not see the DNS addresses ... The
problem is that NM forgets the DNS addresses. ......
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