Problem With Configuring Name Servers

Gerard Seibert gerard-seibert at
Sat Jan 24 14:39:58 PST 2004

I am fairly new to BSD. I seem to be having a problem setting up my name servers correctly.

I have the following in the resolv.conf file:


The following entry is in the re.conf file


Everything, including nslookup, etc works fine until I reboot. Then the files are over written. The resolv.conf file then has the following entries:


Obviously, I am doing something incorrectly here. Why are these files being rewritten upon rebooting of the machine, and how do I stop it. I have a cable connection that uses "DHCP" . I have the latest release of FreeBSD 5.2 installed.

Thanks in advance.

Gerard Seibert
gerard-seibert at

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