cvs commit: src/etc/defaults rc.conf src/etc/rc.d dhclient

David O'Brien obrien at
Mon Jul 28 20:04:30 PDT 2003

On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 02:34:03PM +0200, Martin Blapp wrote:
> The problem here is that a box not connected to lan with dhcp hangs till
> you press CTRL C.

So?  That is how DHCP works.  I added the "-1" option so it will time
out.  Experience using SuSE which does background its dhcp client, I
think this change is a mistake.  Please back that part out.
> If this change provides errors in some setups, I'll revert it and add
> a option to dhclient to wait at least 5 seconds if no lease has been
> acquired.

It already waits the proper amount.  Please don't change the algorithm.

-- David  (obrien at

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