Ctrl-c abort of dhclient during rc.d start aborts all network configuration

Charles Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Wed Aug 31 20:26:24 GMT 2005


On Aug 31, 2005, at 3:46 PM, Brooks Davis wrote:
>> (2) If a dhclient is ctrl-c'd, it would be nice if the rest of the  
>> network
>>     configuration continued.
>
> I don't see any code in the startup scripts that would cause them to
> exit on failure so the issue is probalby that the signal is being
> delivered to the /etc/rc.d/netif instance.  I don't really know  
> what the
> solution to that is.

Add:

     trap "" 2 3

...to the beginning of /etc/rc.d/netif, and a "trap 2 3" at the end,  
so the shell ignores SIGQUIT (aka Control-C)?

-- 
-Chuck



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