dhcpd configuration

Mark Hymers markh at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Apr 28 17:09:18 PDT 2002


On Thu, 25, Apr, 2002 at 09:51:49AM -0500, Larry Lawrence spoke thus..
> I guessing that dhclient -r will kill the daemon (my interpretation of 
> 'client will exit').  The design model of the two clients are just too 
> different.  dhclient can handle multiple cards, but it's all up on first 
> call and all down on exit. Ok, but it dosn't fit [cleanly] into the 
> scripting model we are using for ifup / ifdown which implies that each 
> interface (ethx, pppx, etc) is independent.
> 
> 
> DHCP_STOP may yet be necessary as we add additional clients.  My hope is 
> that the ifconfig down/killproc is generic enough to handle all other 
> clients until this script matures.
I've only been following this thread quickly but I like this idea
instead of adding specific knowledge to the scripts.

(Sorry for being so brief; I'm trying to catch up in a hurry!)

What do you lot think?

Mark

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