STEP 2, fixing dhclient behaviour with multiple interfaces

M. Warner Losh imp at
Tue Jul 29 21:18:59 PDT 2003

In message: <20030730013027.D25188 at>
            Martin Blapp <mb at> writes:
: Hi Folks,
: I had a closer loom at the OMAPI stuff in dhclient.
: Just to say, I'm very disappointed. The only objects that exist are:
: "control" and "interface". The later is not inplemented at all.
: It pretends to work, but if you look at the source there are
: stubs only :P.
: "control" does only release leases and exit (state 2), I never managed to make
: dhclient sleep (state 3) and wake up (state 2).
: It seems that the whole implementation is only a proof of concept
: and not very functional at all, at least for the client side, dhcpd
: may be different.
: I'll think about how we can solve this differently. This
: really sucks !

That's why I start/kill dhclient from pccard_ether.


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