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Re: DHCP client with minimal functionality and size
2008/4/2, Steven M. Bellovin <smb%cs.columbia.edu@localhost>:
> On Wed, 2 Apr 2008 14:40:27 +0200
> "Zafer Aydogan" <zafer%aydogan.de@localhost> wrote:
> > I would like to see it in tree and replace dhclient, because of
> > dhclient's inability to request an IP in background. For example, if
> > you plug in your ethernet cable after you have booted.
> Sure it handles that; it just doesn't wake up immediately. See the
> 'retry' parameter in dhclient.conf(5).
retry doesn't work at all.
It is set by default to 5 minutes, but somehow it happens nothing
after 5 minutes.
> --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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