Subject: Re: dhclient in rc*/netstart
To: None <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/27/1999 12:02:05
Perry E. Metzger writes:
> "Charles M. Hannum" <> writes:
> > There's a much worse problem with running dhclient on a diskless
> > machine: it resets the interface when it starts up.  This pretty well
> > hoses paging in the rest of the executable over NFS.
> In general, dhclient isn't intended (as shipped) to run on diskless
> machines. It is really mostly for diskful machines.
> Why don't we just add a reasonable set of hooks into the rc files and
> adjust them as we gain experience?
> Perry

This would be great.  I (and my laptop) would thank you..


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