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Re: dhcpcd vs dhclient
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 9:07 PM, Chris Ross <cross+netbsd%distal.com@localhost>
> I have a -current machine that I was bringing online, and while I've used
> dhclient on my machines for years (mostly with the DHCP server configured to
> hand out static addresses based on MAC), I notice that dhcpcd exists now, and
> is what happens when you put ifconfig_xx0="dhcp" into rc.conf. So, I thought
> I'd try it.
> On my 5.99.36 i386 machine from mid-July, it seems highly unreliable. More
> often than not it fails to get an address, and seems to not be running by the
> time the machine gets to multi-user, without having logged anything.
> First, what is the pro vs con on using dhcpcd instead of dhclient? Why is
> one better than another? Then, after that, is anyone using dhcpcd
> successfully on a -current machine of any architecture?
Add the following dhcpcd options;
-b -t 0
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