Is it possible to manually activate an eth0 connection? - Partially SOLVED!
Joep L. Blom
jlblom at neuroweave.nl
Thu Jan 22 09:07:47 UTC 2009
Derek Broughton wrote:
> Joep L. Blom wrote:
>> As you have trouble to obtain the nameservers (DNS) simple command can
>> be used in the resolv.conf file in /etc.
>> My /etc/resolv.conf file (on my firewall) is :
>> nameserver 192.168.100.1
>> search arnhem.chello.nl
>> nameserver 184.108.40.206
>> nameserver 220.127.116.11
>> The first is my local nameserver (not using bind but a special version
>> of dnsmasque) and the important command is search name of the provider.
>> Im my case even although chello is replaced by upc it still works.
>> The other ones are nameservers with other providers but are actually
>> If one of my systems sends a request it is received by my local
>> nameserver and handed down to the external nameserver with my provlder.
>> In your case it would be something like "search telfort.nl" (without the
>> You actually can use my resolv.conf ( with the exeption of the local
>> nameserver address) but the upc nameservers are not in the domain of
>> your (internet) ip-address.
> Except that since his says it was written by NetworkManager, we already know
> it will be overwritten - as soon as he changes connections - if he just
> copies another one.
Well, I can only say then get rid of NetworkManager. I don't run it as I
don't like the "Windows-way" of hiding for the user (supposedly "dumb
and ignorant") what really matters. As I don't run it I don't know it
and the man-pages give no information. My advice would be don't use it
and for wireless uses wicd.
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