Linksys USB wireless NIC and resolv.conf

Mark Roach mrroach at
Sat Mar 4 18:05:40 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-03-04 at 11:10 -0600, William Stephens wrote:
> I'm not afraid of man pages and really I know the options for
> resolv.conf its the fact that something is cleaning it out while booting
> and I don't know what. 

What I have done in the past with my resolv.conf when dhcp wanted to
periodically overwrite the settings that my VPN client had set, was to

chattr +i /etc/resolv.conf

Of course, you won't be able to edit/remove it yourself either unless
you first run chattr -i /etc/resolv.conf

This is the lazy way that doesn't involve tracking down what is causing
the problem and convincing it to stop doing what it's doing, but it


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