Subject: Re: dhclient support..
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/27/1998 17:33:55
On Tue, 27 Oct 1998 01:23:13 -0500 (EST)  Andrew Gillham wrote:

> Not to ask this yet again, but is /etc/netstart.local the recommended
> spot to launch dhclient?  This doesn't seem exactly correctly, since
> netstart is done *before* mounting /var, and dhclient wants to save
> data into /var.  In particular, /var/db/dhclient.leases, and also
> /var/run/  This seems somewhat broken if we consider
> dhclient to be "production", along with the lack of dhclient support
> in /etc/rc.conf.

There's dlclient "support" in the Shark snapshots (at least earlier
ones) - is this good enough to graft into -current?  Hmm, if the
snapshot I remember is too old, it maybe covered by some sort of
Digital licencing hassle - Chris?