In the service of Aunt Tillie -- Zero-configuration networking (fwd)

Dennis Veatch dveatch at
Tue Mar 2 18:40:11 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 02 March 2004 06:33 pm, Dennis Veatch wrote:
> You'll have to figure a way to allow the IP addresses to be changed. AFAIK,
> it defaults to 169.something.something.something. It also puts as
> the primary nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf, even though I used my ISP's DNS
> servers.
> Mandrake forces it and zcip during the install. I don't like it as I use
> fixed IP's. I suppose it could be useful if using dynamic but then why not
> use dhcp.
> Everytime I have installed Mandrake I delete the crap for reasons stated
> above.

Pardon the Emily Post violation.

Point of clarification.

It also puts your localdomain as the search domain in /etc/resolv.conf. So you 
end up with;

nameserver my.isp.dns1
nameserver my.isp.dns2

Registered Linux user 193414

"Trying"? My contribution was much closer to a "feeble wave in the general 
direction of something that might lead you one step closer to a solution 
if you squint really hard and do all of the work."

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