How about a Start-Up Script that execute every 30 minutes for resolv.conf???

Jay Chandler chandler at
Tue Jan 16 08:01:05 UTC 2007

George Vanev wrote:
> If you really want to copy resolv.conf from /root to /etc every 30 min
> you don't need a startup script. Just add the following line in
> /etc/crontab:
> */30     *       *       *       *       root    cp /root/resolv.conf
> /etc/resolv.conf
> I don't know what exactly are you trying to do, but this is not
> quite a good decision.
Agreed-- it's a bad idea.  However, if you still want to do it, throw a 
-f flag after the cp just to make sure it forcibly overwrites the 

Jay Chandler
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