Subject: Re: having dhclient ignore an interface
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/19/2001 18:12:39
On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, Michael Richardson wrote:

>   The stf interface does not have POINTOPOINT set, (nor should it).
>   So, dhclient wants to try and manage it.
>   We discussed awhile ago adding some kind of flag to interfaces that
> can never be configured via DHCP (e.g. stf) so that dhclient could ignore
> them.
>   As an alternative measure some way to do:
>   "dhclient -w wi0 ep0"
>   and not have have dhclient exit if neither interface has been
> found. (Because, for instance, I'm in my room, or on the plane)

	Would something like this be appropriate for the strip interface?
	(Which is always annoying in a GENERIC kernel with dhclient)

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