stopping my isp from updating my resolv.conf

Felipe Alfaro Solana felipe.alfaro at
Thu Sep 28 01:06:01 UTC 2006

On 9/27/06, bjkeefe <ulist at> wrote:
> The last issue: the line "search domain.invalid" still gets written
> into  the system-created resolv.conf after reboot.  Any suggestions?

sudo chattr +i /etc/resolv.conf

It's a little bit hardcore, but this command will mark the file immutable,
so nobody can't modify it (even root).

To remove the immutable attribute:

sudo chattr -i /etc/resolv.conf
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