a linux virus: NetworkManager

Rashkae ubuntu at tigershaunt.com
Sun Nov 1 20:28:46 UTC 2009

Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Nov 2009, Tom H wrote:
>> Do you use dhcp or do you have a fixed ip address?
>> How did you bring your NIC up?
>    I have a fixed address, set in /etc/network/interfaces
>    but as I said, the network still worked: it was just the DNS which didn't work,
>    and that happened suddenly,  2 days after the Karmic install !

Any DHCP client, including network manager, will overwrite the contents
of resolv.conf

Moving along, nothing to see here.

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