Subject: Re: can't get dhclient to start during boot
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/22/2003 22:39:58
On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 09:47:08AM +0900, henry nelson wrote:
> I replaced /sbin/dhclient with the latest from ISC, but now it fails to
> start up during boot.  It dies with the message: '/sbin/dhclient: 1:
> Syntax error: "(" unexpected'.  Works fine from the command line after
> boot-up has finished.  I've looked through rc, rc.conf, rc.d/dhclient,
> but really have no idea what to look for.  Any hints on where to look
> or how to fix much welcomed!

Maybe it's started before /usr is mounted, and so needs to be statically
linked ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference