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Re: dhcpcd vs dhclient

On Fri July 30 2010 12:03:51 matthew sporleder wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 12:06 AM, Chris Ross 
> <> 
> > On Jul 29, 2010, at 9:28 PM, matthew sporleder wrote:
> >  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.

wpa_supplicant starts before dhcpcd/dhclientd, correct? I believe that problem 
is that wpa_supplicant -B returns before the interface is usable. A new option 
to make wpa_supplicant (-B) not return until the interface is up and 
associated might be a solution.


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