resolvconf problem

uteck theuteck at
Fri Nov 18 14:09:47 UTC 2011

If you do not want to use network-mangler, then remove the whole package to
prevent it from getting in the way.
I think the correct line for the interfaces file is nameserver without the
dns- in front, at least that is how my resolv.conf has it listed. same for
search, no dns-.

On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 6:46 AM, Glenn Holmer <shadowm at> wrote:

> Running Kubuntu 11.10. Had resolvconf successfully installed and working
> with vpnc. Now I want to turn off Network Manager and configure my IP
> address manually in /etc/network/interfaces (the idea is to switch to
> bridging for use with virtual machines when that's working). But now
> when I start the machine, my /etc/resolv.conf has no DNS servers in it,
> although they do appear after I issue "/etc/init.d/networking restart".
> /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/original does have the correct DNS entries
> in it.
> I do have the dns-* lines in the interfaces file, which looks like this:
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> iface eth0 inet static
> address
> netmask
> gateway
> dns-nameservers
> dns-search
> auto eth0
> To kill NetworkManager, I commented out everything but the description
> line in /etc/init/network-manager.conf and rebooted (since it respawns).
> Can anybody help me figure out why the machine doesn't come up with DNS
> addresses in resolv.conf and how I can fix that?
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