dhclient getting wedged

Brooks Davis brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Mon Sep 26 06:50:28 PDT 2005

On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 05:17:18PM -0400, Forrest Aldrich wrote:
> I noticed, over the last few weeks, that dhclient is getting wedged.   
> By that, I mean it's begun consuming unusual amounts of CPU time (such 
> that I notice my system running sluggishly) - I identify this by the 
> "top" display.
> It's resolved by killing the process and restarting.   Though I'm not 
> sure where it's getting wedged or why.
> I'm on Comcast's network, if that makes any difference.
> The version of the OS I have currently is:  6.0-BETA4 FreeBSD 6.0-BETA4 
> #0: Wed Sep 14 13:43:03 EDT 2005
> Anyone else notice this?

Please upgrade to the latest version in CVS and recompile with debugging
support.  If you can get a debugging version to hang it should be
trivial to find the problem.  See this post for more information:


-- Brooks

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