Subject: Re: dhclient in rc*/netstart
To: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 01/26/1999 12:35:04
On 26 Jan 1999, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > dhclient requires /var to be mounted :-/
> > dhclient should be changed to use a directory in /etc (/etc/dhcp/ maybe?).
> That's a step away from a shareable/read-only /. That makes it a bad
> thing. 8-)
Indeed. But it would be nice to support having /var on NFS, or
whatever, on a host configured with dhcp. Does it work for you if
we put the leases database files in a directory called /etc/dhclient.db,
(or whatever) and you symlink it elsewhere if it shouldn't be on root?
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