Networking keeps stopping

Homer fsunoles at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 17:24:20 UTC 2011


On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 10:52 AM, Jonathan M. Prigot
<jprigot at verizon.net> wrote:
> Best indication would be "ps -ef|grep dh". If anything but your "grep"
> command comes up, then you are running a DHCP client. Not sure if this
> applies, but NetworkManager often sneaks this.

No DHCP is running.  I took a look at Network Connections under System
Settings.  Nothing is configured there.  What about KNetworkManager?
"ps -ef|grep net" indicates it is running.  Is that something I can
configure?  If I select it from the K menu, nothing happens.




> On Wed, 2011-04-27 at 10:38 -0600, Homer wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 10:23 AM, Jonathan M. Prigot
>> <jprigot at verizon.net> wrote:
>> > My guess is that you are using DHCP on your network. The DHCP server is
>> > responsible for supplying the entries in /etc/resolv.conf. Someone at
>> > the server end probably deleted those entries. As you see, you can
>> > manually edit the /etc/resolv.conf file, but when the DHCP client on
>> > your machine refreshes, they disappear.
>>
>> Good guess, but my machine has always had a static IP.  We are moving
>> to DHCP here, but I've been a hold out for a number of reasons.  Might
>> I have DHCP running on my machine I don't know about?  I always
>> configure my network info by editing the /etc/network/interfaces file,
>> and that has always worked.
>>
>>
>>
>> > On Wed, 2011-04-27 at 10:07 -0600, Homer wrote:
>> >> Kubuntu 10.04
>> >>
>> >> Yesterday the networking on my machine stopped working.  I figured it
>> >> was something in the building as I didn't make any changes on my
>> >> computer that preceded the stoppage.  Ultimately the IT folks here
>> >> concluded the problem was I didn't have any entries in my
>> >> /etc/resolv.conf file.  They added the nameservers and dns-search,
>> >> which got things going, and my machine was declared fixed.  I was
>> >> dubious.
>> >>
>> >> This morning networking stopped again.  A quick check of the
>> >> resolv.conf file showed it again to be empty.  I made the changes and
>> >> restarted networking and was off again.  Then it stopped again 30
>> >> minutes later.  resolv.conf was again empty.  I repeated the above
>> >> steps, and am posting here before it quits again.
>> >>
>> >> Anyone have any idea what is really going on?  I'm stumped, but that's
>> >> not hard to do.  I updated my machine the day prior to the first
>> >> stoppage.  No other OS fiddling.
>> >>
>> >
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