a linux virus: NetworkManager

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 15:36:34 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Pierre Frenkiel
<pierre.frenkiel at laposte.net> wrote:
> I was doing some internet browsing in firefox, and suddenly,
> the network stopped working. I immediatly suspected the NetworkManager:
> I had removed it from Intrepid, but it has been re-installed with Karmic.
> I removed again the package, and killed the runnind daemon: still no network, or more
> precisely no DNS. I then discovered that this bastard had replaced my /etc/resolv.conf
> by an empty one!
> After restoring the good resolv.conf, the DNS started again to work...
> Can anybody explain this behavior of NetworkManager?

Do you use dhcp or do you have a fixed ip address?

How did you bring your NIC up?

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