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Re: msk dhcpcd tcpdump problem

On Tue, 2010-08-10 at 18:34 +0100, David Laight wrote:
> Actually it is rather important that the information stays.
> Consider what happens when someone temporarily unplugs the cable
> (or accidentally power cycles a hub/switch).
> Since you can't detect a failure beyond the immediate hub/switch there
> is little point detecting the local one.

In the above examples, the configuration would be restored when the
cable is plugged back in or the hub comes back online.

The question is more what is the benefit or detriment of the
configuration persisting or being removed.

> Don't try to follow the completely broken behaviour of windows ...

I'm trying to work out what is best for dhcpcd :)



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