Subject: Re: problem with WPA/802.11i and dhclient
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/23/2007 22:59:26
On Tue, 24 Jul 2007 12:17:27 +0930
Brett Lymn <> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 09:44:01PM -0500, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> > 
> > hmm... has dhclient always done that?  If so, I wonder how it ever
> > worked for me.  (I'd try it again, but I no longer have the same
> > setup)
> > 
> I honestly don't know - when I watched with wpa_cli during the dhcp
> process I could see the connection get torn down and restarted.
> I am trying to trawl through the dhclient code to see if I can add a
> timeout after the socket is opened on the network interface.
The place to add the 'sleep' is in dhclient-script, which is what's
doing the ifconfig.

		--Steve Bellovin,