method to test for link before dhclient at boot?

James Long james_mapson at
Fri Feb 20 14:46:55 PST 2004

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 08:54:55PM -0500, Duane Winner wrote:
> I'm wondering if anybody knows a technique for this problem:
> I
> want the boot process to bypass DHCP so that it will boot faster

Have you tried putting


in /etc/rc.conf  ?

That should accomplish much of what you want, without a lot of futzing.

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