Bug 5879 - resolv.conf: search added, name-server not
resolv.conf: search added, name-server not
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-10-12 11:40 EDT by Oliver Paukstadt
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:38 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-21 14:02:42 EDT
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Description Oliver Paukstadt 1999-10-12 11:40:19 EDT
Installed RH6.1 from bootnet-Image via NFS.
I entered nameserver etc.
The search-Entry is added to resolv.conf but the
nameserver-entry is not, so i have to add this after
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-10-21 14:02:59 EDT
In the lab I was able to enter static IP address information and the
nameserver entry was written to /etc/resolv.conf.
Comment 2 jlewis 1999-10-27 00:20:59 EDT
I've done a few 6.1 installs and 6.0 -> 6.1 upgrades where
/etc/resolv.conf ended up with just "search" and nothing else in the
file.  No domain on the search line...no name servers even though
installs were done over the network and a name server was configured
when an IP address/subnet/default gateway were chosen.
Comment 3 jlewis 1999-10-27 00:22:59 EDT
Also...when upgrading (via bootable CD) from 5.2 to 6.1,
/etc/rc.d/init.d/named is replaced and named defaults to not being
started at boot even if it previously was (when running 5.2).

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