resolv.conf file keeps getting rewritten

Sivan Green sivan at
Tue Feb 1 06:50:39 CST 2005

On 23:11, Mon 24 Jan 05, Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-01-23 at 11:15 -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 23, 2005 at 10:48:06AM -0800, Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> >
> > > Both 'dnsmasq' and 'resolvconf' seem to integrate very will with Ubuntu
> > > so far.  I've been using them for quite a while, and everything Just
> > > Works.
> > 
> A tool to configure 'dnsmasq' ought to be added as well, should it
> become a default part of the network configuration.  It has a nice
> little dhcp server that can be used to serve IP's for user mode linux or
> a local network.  That dhcp server is disabled by default.  dnsmasq
> uses /etc/hosts as it's source for local IP's.  It is integrated with
> the resolvconf system, and puts as the first name server.
> That's how it hooks in to become the cacheing name server.  When DNS
> lookups tend to lag a second or two, it's nice to have a local one.

I say yes to that, It would be nice if it could be part of
our home server "edition" , and we could use a gui app
approach like g-s-t's MVC model, to create configuration on
desktop machine and push it up to the home
router/NAT/DHCP/whatever server.


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