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Re: dhcpcd vs dhclient
On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 12:06 AM, Chris Ross
> On Jul 29, 2010, at 9:28 PM, matthew sporleder wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 9:07 PM, Chris Ross
>> <cross+netbsd%distal.com@localhost> wrote:
>>> 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
>> Add the following dhcpcd options;
>> -b -t 0
> I had tried adding -w, to avoid an error I was getting from ntp later in the
> boot. As there are other things in the boot process that need network
> connectivity, it seems like -b would be the opposite of what I want.
> I can see now that I'm getting the same failure of ntpdate. If -b is
> required to make dhcpcd work, but I need -w to make the rest of the boot
> process work, there seems to be an impass.
> Why had you suggested -b -t 0?
I was using it so that I had an ip by the time I finished booting
instead of waiting for dhcpcd to fail, finish booting, and then having
to run /etc/rc.d/network restart. I think it had something to do with
wpa_supplicant starting up too late in the boot process.
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