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resolv.conf search suffix limited to six domains and 256 characters

Is there a way to increase the resolv.conf search suffix limitation beyond six domains and 256 characters? This is an issue for an environment that has well over six domains to consider. I realize ...
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How does domain resolution occur when resolv.conf is blank and your server has a static IP?

I've installed ubuntu server 10.04 on a computer in my LAN. From my router control panel I set it up to be Static DHCP. My resolv.conf file had the output nameserver 192.168.1.1 I removed that ...
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Why must a linux server be rebooted to properly handle a change in resolv.conf?

I know this has to just be a lack of my understanding but here's the problem. We recently changed DNS servers from 192.168.1.1 to .2, so I went around to all 8 of my linux servers and changed ...