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Re: Why does resolv.conf keep changing?




On Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:35:35 -0400
Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


> 
> Whereas my theory has always been WRT the search line, that it should 
> first search the  /etc/hosts file for a name match, and failing that, 
> query my router, which is running dd-wrt which means its running 
> dnsmasq.
> 

Yes, but that information (among other stuff) lives in
/etc/nsswitch.conf, not /etc/resolv.conf.

Keep up at the back: why use one configuration file when a couple of
dozen will easily do the job?

-- 
Joe