every reboot screws up my network

Knute Johnson ubuntu at knutejohnson.com
Thu Mar 29 16:15:17 UTC 2012

On 3/29/2012 8:42 AM, Knute Johnson wrote:
> On 3/29/2012 8:13 AM, Bruce Bowler wrote:
>> Running 11.04 and every time I reboot, resolv.conf gets screwed up. I've
>> tried a couple of different things, but none of them works...
>> 1) changed the IPv4 settings from network tools to do "automatic (dhcp)
>> addressed only" and set the DNS servers and Search domains appropriately.
>> 2) modified /etc/resolv.conf/resolv.conf.d/head to specify the
>> appropriate
>> search and nameserver directives
>> After a reboot /etc/resolv.conf is no longer a symlink and does not
>> contain any nameserver entries (it does have the proper search
>> directive).
>> I can manually re-establish the symlink and things work properly, but
>> that's obviously not a viable long term solution...
>> Any ideas?
>> Thanks!
>> Bruce
> Is this on a server Bruce? I had the same problem with my server install
> and the fix was to put a newer resolv.conf (from 12.04) package in.
> Unfortunately I didn't save the instructions but if you can search this
> list you should be able to find the thread. I don't have that many posts
> so you could search for my name. I think it was about 3 or 4 months ago.

It's version 1.63ubuntu3 of resolvconf.


Knute Johnson

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