Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 2 of 2
Hi, I am using kubuntu 9.10 64-bit on AMD M500 machine i removed networkmanager (because i had frequent disconnect) and installed wicd but the /etc/resolv.conf had a comment on top ...
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1
    Just Joined!
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    india
    Posts
    47

    /etc/resolv.conf not updated by dhcp


    Hi,

    I am using kubuntu 9.10 64-bit on AMD M500 machine
    i removed networkmanager (because i had frequent disconnect) and installed wicd but the /etc/resolv.conf had a comment on top which says that it is to be configured by networkmanager (still)
    I put the DNS in there manually and it works
    What to put in there so that it uses DHCP ?
    Maybe its set to be not written by anyone other than networkmanager ??

    Thanks

  2. #2
    Linux Engineer b2bwild's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Behind You!
    Posts
    1,108
    No nothing like that, /etc/resolv.conf is just a text file.
    Any service or program can make changes to it, which are running with root privileges.

    On Ubuntu you can not install Wicd with Gnome Network Manager, that would be automatically removed. while removing the Network Manager it wont remove the comment from the file, its just the old comment, you can remove it manually, and leave the file.

    Configure Wicd correctly it will write new DNS entries to file automatically.
    Never make any misteaks.

    Read my Blog at --> Penguin Inside Subscribe Feed

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •