dhclient problem

Paul B. Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 09:29:54 UTC 2008

Sorry for noise, but there is actually no problem at all.

Probably net80211 code is improved so dhclient will not send useless
packet, instead it reports that there is no link.

On Feb 7, 2008 6:21 AM, Nathan Butcher <n-butcher at fusiongol.com> wrote:
> >> All you have to do is issue "ifconfig rum0 up" to get your device UP,
> >> and then try dhclient. It should work.
> >
> > The standard scripts should be running "ifconfig xxx up" on any interface that
> > has an ifconfig_xxx variable in rc.conf.  Has that been broken?
> >
> > -- Brooks
> My USB wireless dongle doesn't have any rc.conf config line, but it used
> to be automatically UP without the config line at boot time at one point.
> I remember doing an csup update on my box at one point and discovering
> this change.
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