dhclient and diskless clients

Erik Norgaard norgaard at locolomo.org
Thu Jan 6 13:30:52 PST 2005

Erik Norgaard wrote:

> If I try to start dhclient, I loose connection to the nfs server and 
> hence my / (nfs mounted read-only) because dhclient resets the interface 
> before getting a new lease, system hangs and I can only reboot. Is there 
> a magic option to solve this?

Some extra on dhclient: The -n option should force dhclient not to 
configure any interfaces on startup, but what happens is that it sets 
the ip to on the specified interfaces.

Thanks, Erik
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