[Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#434336: network-manager: NM drops some information

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Mon Jul 23 13:44:07 UTC 2007

Ritesh Raj Sarraf schrieb:
> Package: network-manager
> Version: 0.6.4-8+b1
> Severity: important
> I'm using network-manager and network-manager-vpnc to connect to my VPN
> network.
> I've been using vpnc and it has been working perfectly for months.
> network-manager-vpnc connected properly with a difference of only one
> thing. It was dropping a list of new name servers which were sent by the
> DHCP server when the VPN connection was being established.
> This caused my box to not be able to talk to the VPN network (because the
> name servers were not updated).

afaik this is a problem within the vpnc plugin, not NM itself.
Does it help, if you edit /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf and add
supersede domain-name "mydomain";
prepend domain-name-servers; (or whatever your ip address is)


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universe are pointed away from Earth?

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