STEP 2, fixing dhclient behaviour with multiple interfaces

Daniel C. Sobral dcs at
Tue Jul 29 13:00:29 PDT 2003

Terry Lambert wrote:
> Martin Blapp wrote:
>>I't is my goal to make dhclient really functional, so it can not only
>>be used with one interface, but several.
>>On a well known OS this works just fine. A first interface gets
>>initialized and the GW gets set as usual. But if a second interface
>>gets added, and the first one is still active and has a working lease,
>>the GW will not be overwriten. If you remove now the first interface,
>>the default GW changes to the one of the second interface.
> [ ... ]
>>If there are other ideas, I'm open to them.
> You could add kevents for interface arrival and departure, and
> add a kqueue to the dhcpd to catch the arrival/departure events,
> and then just act on them.

Instead of just adding the stuff to devd?

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