Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 74421
DNS updates even though unchecked from DHCP update
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:03 EDT
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Description of problem:
After configuring eth0 for DHCP update from outside source but leaving
"Automatically obtain DNS information from provider" unchecked, DHCP still
overrides information written in DNS tab.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Click on eth0 selection
3.Click Automatically obtain IP address settings with: DHCP
4.Make sure "Automatically obtain DNS information from provider" is not selected
5.Enter DNS information under DNS tab
Actual Results: After logging back in and opening up gnome terminal:
at prompt type "dig computername"
Output states it is using outside DNS information.
Log into network-configuration and click on DNS. Information has changed to
information from DHCP server
Expected Results: dig results from local DNS server and DNS tab to retain
PROPER information that was manually entered.
CPU Intel PIII 733
Have to MANUALLY edit /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0
by adding a line near top of file to say:
Plus complicated stopping and starting eth0 device and changing DNS information
in DNS tab before restarting eth0.
first beta of erratum is available at:
Most of the bugs reported have been removed, but as in every software change,
there could be new bugs introduced.
Please report bugs against this with explicitly stating the 1.0.1 version... Thx
and please test.