Subject: Re: dhclient support..
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/27/1998 09:06:27
I believe that Ted Lemon has support for this written but has never
integrated it. Maybe we should all encourage him to do so...

Simon Burge writes:
> 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?
> Simon.