Re: Who keeps writing /etc/resolv.conf?
On Thu, 2 May 2002, Jeffrey Chimene wrote:
> I finally got Netscape running over PPP - after adding the SEARCH
> LOCALHOST command to /etc/resolv.conf
> However, something keeps removing the line - it has privileges to
> re-write the file (I set the file a-w)
> Is there any way to see what app is changing this file?
It's probably the ppp scripts or the dhcp client doing the
rewriting. Unfortunately, I haven't had a ppp connection in so long, I
forget how to fix it :-P If you look at the scripts invoked by pppd,
you'll probably find the one that writes it (sorry I can't be more
specific). Instead of editing it, though, see if it uses the ifup/ifdown
interface and just add a script to /etc/network/if-up.d to add the line
that you want.
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