Subject: Re: dhclient in rc*/netstart
To: Erik Bertelsen <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/26/1999 09:25:45
On Tue, 26 Jan 1999 10:59:59 +0100 
 Erik Bertelsen <> wrote:

 > hook to invoking dhclient ? As dhclient is already installed in /sbin, I don't
 > really see why this should not be feasible without getting into conflicts about
 > requiring some file systems that need the network before setting up the network...
 > Well, maybe there is still something to think about: How set the hostname?
 > Any thoughts or ideas ?

dhclient requires /var to be mounted :-/

dhclient should be changed to use a directory in /etc (/etc/dhcp/ maybe?).

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>