PARTLY SOLVED Re: ethernet connections in Karmic - how do I tame network manager?

Tom H tomh0665 at
Wed Dec 9 20:45:19 UTC 2009

>> my point was that it is the DHCP daemon doing the
>> modifying. And it will keep doing so, regardless of NM. And that's
>> usually a good thing.

> Even if /etc/network/interfaces specifies static?

> Anyhow, that seems one way or another to have been overcome.  /etc/resolv.conf
> is maintaining the two DNS servers that I entered manually, and has stopped
> insisting that the gateway is the sole DNS server.

I just saw that you have a static setup.

I have seen (I have forgotten on which list) a case where NM was
trying to set up a dhcp configuration (hence the resolv.conf problem)
even though /e/n/i was configured for a static ip and the only
solution was to purge NM...

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