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Bug 99334 - dhclient-script overwrites /etc/ntp.conf
dhclient-script overwrites /etc/ntp.conf
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: dhcp (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2003-07-17 15:37 EDT by Paul Visscher
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:55 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-07-29 15:24:42 EDT
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Description Paul Visscher 2003-07-17 15:37:33 EDT
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Description of problem:
When dhclient is run, /sbin/dhclient-script overwrites any changes made to

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make changes to /etc/ntp.conf
2. run dhclient

Actual Results:  ntp.conf has been overwritten

Expected Results:  ntp.conf should have remained unchanged.

Additional info:

Lines 149-156 of /sbin/dhclient-script overwrite /etc/ntp.conf
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2003-07-29 15:24:42 EDT
If you set 
in your /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 
script using the latest dhclient from rawhide this problem will go away.
Comment 2 Ken Brooks 2006-04-06 11:49:05 EDT
Looking in the script, it appears to be
not PEERDNS=no

In a simple test, this seemed to work.

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