PARTLY SOLVED Re: ethernet connections in Karmic - how do I tame network manager?
lisi.reisz at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 21:01:32 UTC 2009
On Wednesday 09 December 2009 20:45:19 Tom H wrote:
> >> 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...
Thanks for that. I had reluctantly come to the same conclusion, but was a
little nervous about what else I might muck up in the process.
I tried DHCP. It was even worse. :-(
It is becoming obvious that NM, this computer and this site cannot happily
co-exist; and the site and computer are immovable and/or immutable, so NM it
is that has to go.
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