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Re: msk dhcpcd tcpdump problem

On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 03:20:59PM +0200, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> said:
> > I would setting promiscuous mode on the interface somehow notifies
> > userland and dhcpcd retries getting an address.
> I'd guess setting promisc mode needs a reset, and this
> makes that the link status goes down temporarily.
> > Can't say if it is a
> > bug or not that dhcpcd renews its lease
> It is OK that it monitors the link status and gets a new lease
> it it has reason to suspect that it got gonnected to a different
> network.

One improvement could be to not drop the old IP address before we got
a new lease when the link goes down/up quickly.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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