Linksys USB wireless NIC and resolv.conf

Heinrich Rebehn rebehn at
Mon Mar 6 08:58:45 UTC 2006

William Stephens wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm still tinkering with my USB wireless NIC. A major problem I have
> found is that whenever I reboot my file /etc/resolv.conf is cleared out.
> I'm a linux newbie so I'm sure its something simple.
> William S.
I had the very same problem under OpenBSD the other day. I solved it by 
removing the "domain-name-servers" entry from the "request" line in 
/etc/dhclient.conf. (/etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf in Ubuntu)


Heinrich Rebehn

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