Re: Log errors of network

From: Tom Eastep (
Date: Tue Jan 11 2000 - 16:08:10 EST

On Tue, 11 Jan 2000, Stephen Satchell wrote:

> When configuring sendmail I discovered that "pump" (Red Hat's own version
> of dhcpcd) has a habit of rebuilding /etc/resolv.conf when a lease
> changes. This means that my /etc/resolv.conf is blown away by pump and all
> my resolver information for my inside network goes bye-bye.

"man pump" -- you can inhibit this behavior by setting up /etc/pump.conf.

> I've asked for a switch in "pump" to permit the /etc/resolv.conf to be left
> alone. The damn thing runs at root, so I'm not sure that changing the
> permissions to read-only will help (but I'll try it for grins).
> Looking at dhcpcd, it has the same problem...

"man dhcpcd" -- look at the -R option.


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