Re: Finding the appropriate manpage [Re: Can't find the DNS Servers]
- Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 15:12:20 +0000 (UTC)
- From: Curt <curty@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Finding the appropriate manpage [Re: Can't find the DNS Servers]
On 2017-09-27, Lck Ras <likcoras@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 09/27/2017 06:16 AM, Don Armstrong wrote:
>> In almost every case, if you don't know the right man page, apropos (or
>> man -k) will help you find it. If that's not good enough, man -K
>> dhclient will eventually find all of them.
>> dhclient (8) - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Client
>> dhclient-script (8) - DHCP client network configuration script
>> dhclient.conf (5) - DHCP client configuration file
>> dhclient.leases (5) - DHCP client lease database
> Plus the dhclient(8) manpage lists other related manuals in its SEE ALSO
> SEE ALSO
> dhcpd(8), dhcrelay(8), dhclient-script(8), dhclient.conf(5),
> dhclient.leases(5), dhcp-eval(5).
Plus there is a new thing in town called the Internet, an extensive
respository of searchable knowledge (as well as invidious horseshit).
I put 'dhclient resolv.conf' into the Evil Search Engine (TM) and the very
first hit spoke of the very dhclient-script hookerino suggested by D.
For kicks, I just put the following search terms in the search engine
mentioned above, in plain English:
how do you prevent dhclient from modifying resolv.conf
First hit, third post in the thread, D. Armstrong's hookerino:
Put me down as unconvinced (by anything--I know, I know, this has
nothing to do with man pages, but if 'they' can change the subject in
mid-stream, why can't I--though I didn't, I mean up there)?
"A simpering Bambi narcissist and a thieving, fanatical Albanian dwarf."
Christopher Hitchens, commenting shortly after the nearly concurrent deaths
of Lady Diana and Mother Theresa.