Subject: Re: dhclient still taking up 95% of CPU
To: Laine Stump <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/22/2000 09:53:45
On Thu, Oct 19, 2000 at 01:34:43AM -0400, Laine Stump wrote:
> I've had a problem with dhclient for quite awhile on my i386 machine
> (now running 1.5_ALPHA2 as gotten from CVS earlier today) - after
> starting and getting its IP address, it takes up about 95% of CPU
> until I kill it. Is *anyone* else seeing this?

Not me - including cable-modem gateway boxes like you described.

Have you tried a ktrace?

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