Subject: Re: Being a DHCP client
To: Paul Hoffman <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/05/2000 19:27:24
On Sat, 4 Mar 2000, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> - Using either style, and requesting host-name in the reply, my system's 
> hostname variable doesn't automatically get filled in. This is a bit of a 
> pain, because 'sup' requires it (I'm not sure what else does). Is there an 
> easy fix for /etc/dhclient-script to add this? Should that change be made 
> standard?

``works for me'' on -current/i386. Maybe it's a problem with your DHCP
server not providing the right option for the hostname? we had this here
for some time...

 - Hubert

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