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Re: DHCP client: dhclient vs dhcpcd ?

On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:18 PM, KIRIHARA Masaharu <> wrote:
> NetBSD has two DHCP clients; dhclient(8) and dhcpcd(8).
> What's the difference?
> Which is better to use?

I agree that this is confusing. dhclient is the older tool, while
dhcpcd has been created by a NetBSD developer, is newer and smaller. I
have run into situations (on Google Compute Engine for instance) where
dhclient was unable to interpret some of the more modern DHCP

I recommend using dhcpcd :)


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