bdubbs at swbell.net
Tue Apr 30 14:27:38 PDT 2002
DJ Lucas wrote:
> That's very good, becuase I have had absolutely no luck making pump
> work. All I get is "operation failed" and I've tried a couple of
> different versions of the supporting libs. Keep in mind I'm still
> running on a pretty much base build of LFS. To make it work requires:
> newt; popt; python; slang; tcl/tk. Admittedly, I should've had some of
> them installed already.
> Looks like the 0.8.11 source was current as of march 1, 2001. RH 7.2
> includes this version (7th revision), but also includes dhcp and dhcpcd.
> Rawhide also includes the same package. So I would guestimate that it
> is the latest and greatest. I wasn't able to make it run
> correctly....YET. Probably not good for blfs, but I'm going to make it
> work anyways. lol At anyrate, I figured I give everyone the update on
> what I managed to find about it. Also, what are the current clients
> that we would like to include? Prior to this, I had only known about
> dhcpcd and the ISC client.
I had pump as a part of Madrake 6.5. My DSL connection would go down
periodically and pump didn't hanle it well. dhcpcd has worked much
better. I think that the book should recommend against using something
that apparently is not being maintained and has known problems.
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