[BLFS Trac] #2185: Check carrier status in DHCP client scripts

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Sat Oct 14 19:45:02 PDT 2006


#2185: Check carrier status in DHCP client scripts
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 Reporter:  dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org  |       Owner:  dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  enhancement                      |      Status:  new                            
 Priority:  normal                           |   Milestone:  6.2                            
Component:  BOOK                             |     Version:  SVN                            
 Severity:  normal                           |    Keywords:  network                        
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 Instead of blindly running dhcp and waiting for it to timeout, we can
 query whether the network card is attached to anything first through a
 couple methods. See further discussion here:

 http://linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/blfs-dev/2006-October/015767.html

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