Re: NM 0.7 Ignores ppp configuration

On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 08:55 +0000, Tim Hawkins wrote:
> Im using NM 0.7 in ubuntu 8.10 with all the latest patches, recently I
> have noticed that my mobile ISP (3uk) will often send bogus DNS settings
> to totaly fictitious DNS servers on about 30% of connects, so I decided
> to change the ppp settings on the USB modem configuration to DHCP
> address only and set the DNS entries manualy to point at OpenDNS.orgs
> servers. 

This is a PPP bug, it's been reported many times, but the solution is to
fix your distros PPP program.  Upstream just released 2.4.5 which may
well have fixed this issue.

> However it appears that regardless of what ever settings i place there,
> NM uses the DNS aquired by DHCP (i can see it doing it by
> tailing /etc/resolv.conf) 

That would be a bug in NetworkManager.


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