DNS entries

R Kimber richardkimber at btinternet.com
Fri Jul 19 16:20:04 UTC 2013

On Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:52:25 -0400
Tom H wrote:

> If you don't have "managed=true" in the "[ifupdown]" section of
> "/etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf"?
> If you don't, NM will ignore the NIC that you've defined and set up in
> "/etc/network/interfaces".

It was 'false'.  I set it to 'true', but that didn't make any difference,
except that now I get a persistent desktop message saying I'm offline -
even though I'm not.

> How are you setting the DNS servers in "/etc/network/interfaces"?
I've got:-
# The primary network interface
auto eth0
#NetworkManager#iface eth0 inet dhcp

iface eth0 inet dhcp
   dns-search opendns.com

> The only way that you can do so (using "dns-nameservers ...") is if
> you have resolvconf running and "/etc/resolv.conf" is a symlink to
> "/run/resolvconf/resolv.conf".

There doesn't seem to be a resolvconf process according to ps

- Richard
Richard Kimber

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