Re: Why does resolv.conf keep changing?
- Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:29:14 -0700
- From: Don Armstrong <don@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Why does resolv.conf keep changing?
On Wed, 25 Oct 2017, Gene Heskett 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
This is wrong, and has been wrong for quite some time. /etc/resolv.conf
does not control the order of querying. /etc/nsswitch.conf does.
See nsswitch.conf(5) and resolv.conf(5) for details.
Don Armstrong https://www.donarmstrong.com
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