[GLLUG] Re-configuring network settings in Debian Jessie
chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Sun May 18 17:46:23 UTC 2014
On Sun 18 May, John Winters wrote:
> On 18/05/14 17:01, Chris Bell wrote:
> [about resolv.conf spontaneously changing its contents]
> Do you have the resolvconf package installed?
> The behaviour seems to be
> slightly different depending on whether that package is involved. Even
> without it, resolv.conf will be over-written by NetworkManager, or by a
> link coming up by means of DHCP. Are you using DHCP?
No, it has always had its configuration set manually, although DHCP is
available for a restricted range of addresses, and it could be seeing
information from the old IPCop machine.
> Can you show us the contents of /etc/network/interfaces on the relevant
(Copied to my Acorn RiscPC which has been running 24/7 since it arrived !)
# This file describes the network interfaces available on your system
# and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).
# The loopback network interface
iface lo inet loopback
# The primary network interface
iface eth0 inet static
dns-nameservers 172.21.3.10 172.21.3.28 172.21.3.1
# dns-* options are implemented by the resolvconf package, if installed
Chris Bell www.chrisbell.org.uk
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