Subject: Re: dhclient
To: None <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/30/2004 09:44:41 (Lennart Augustsson) writes:

>Some wishes:
>* I have interfaces that come and go.  dhclient
>   should notice this.
>* With multiple interface it should only configure
>   one of them for use, and you should be able to specify
>   priority.  If you don't say anything prefer wires over
>   wireless.

You could run ifwatchd and restart dhclient accordingly.

>* dhclient should not use programs from /usr.  It might not
>   be mounted when dhclient runs.

Difficult to do when arp is in /usr/sbin (and sed in /usr/bin).
On the other hand you could skip deleting the arp table
and just wait when /usr is not available.

Are there other /usr-commands ?

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."