udhcp and busybox

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon Mar 27 15:19:37 UTC 2006

On Mon, Mar 27, 2006 at 10:55:38AM +0200, Natanael Copa wrote:
> Rich Felker wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 04:22:12PM -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> >>> So you have two options - either
> >>> delete the current gateway first or don't add another gateway.  I
> >>> agree, using the udhcp nameservers is not as important.
> >> No, if it supplies one I'll happily modify /etc/resolv.conf.  I can see a
> >> command line option telling it not to do that, though.
> > 
> > I'm just a user, but I'm strongly against dhcp clients overwriting
> > system config files by default. Just because all the broken mainstream
> > ones do it doesn't mean its a good idea.
> I'm just curious, because I'm always been irritated about dhcp clients
> modifying the /etc/resolv.conf file. Do you have any better suggestions
> how a dhcp client should set the nameservers without modifying
> /etc/resolv.conf?

Yes. I keep a fixed known-good nameserver in resolv.conf and use that
regardless of what network I'm on. On many systems this is
and I don't want dhcpcd changing it to some slow remote server...


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