dhclient not desired...

Gary Aitken freebsd at dreamchaser.org
Thu Mar 2 04:32:10 UTC 2017

On 03/01/17 06:36, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Gary Aitken <freebsd at dreamchaser.org> writes:
>> When setting up a new 10.3 system, I set a fixed IP address.
>> But I still see the following message in the log:
>>   devd: Executing '/etc/rc.d/dhclient quietstart xl0'
>> Is there something one should set in rc.conf to prevent dhclient from running?
> Look at ps(1). Is it running?

no; I don't think dhclient was actually started up; or if it did, it
exited because of the fixed ip already set.

> Running /etc/rc.d/dhclient does not run /sbin/dhclient unless configured
> to do so.

ok, thanks.  I figured that was probably the case, but was wondering why 
it prints a message to the log when it wasn't configured to do anything.


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