Subject: Re: dhclient on a diskless machine
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-net
Date: 12/02/2001 12:18:57
> Or somehow start using the lease the kernel got would be good too.

The kernel could store away the lease data and pass it out via a sysctl,
then dhclient could start with a valid lease (doesn't matter if the IP
address will change once the lease expires). This way we would stay in sync
with the dhcp server.