Originally Posted by cbradlea
In my distro Mandriva 2008 I do have it as a manual not DHCP. Which is weird, Too me this file should not getting updated.
When your computer DHCPs it not only gets an IP address, but it also gets the nameservers.
If you have access to the DHCP server, you can put your Shaw nameservers in there, but if you don't then you'll have to go static as others have pointed out.