how to stop resolv.conf from being updated

Robert Westendorp rjwesten at
Fri May 30 11:44:51 PDT 2003

You can use the prepend statement in your dhclient.conf file. That way you
can put your server first and leave the others in there for backup.

Here's the line you need to add

    prepend domain-name-servers <dns server ip>;

----- Original Message -----
From: "Laszlo Vagner" <george at>
To: <questions at>
Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 11:09 AM
Subject: how to stop resolv.conf from being updated

> I am using DHCP on a cable modem and my
> providers nameserver really sucks
> but changing my resolv.conf repairs
> the lookups for a little while then it gets
> set back to them upon bootup.
> how do i make it stay the way i set it.
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