Re: dhcp-client uselessness on powerpc
On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 06:14:34PM +0100, Richard Hirst wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 12:08:37PM +0100, Richard Hirst wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 08, 2001 at 06:01:06PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > > another problem with dhcp-client is it prevents manual network
> > > configuration since the maintainer apparently won't remove or alter
> > > the initscript that runs it on every boot. /etc/network/interfaces is
> > > how we do things since potato its time to move on. (bug filed over a
> > > year ago).
> > That is probably unfair, ref bug #98680. I am about to test
> > the 3.0 version on hppa...
> Tested dhcp-client 3.0beta2RC10-1 with both dhcp and static eth0
> configurations. Worked fine, doesn't install any /etc/init.d script.
Forgot to say I had to make a couple of changes to b-f to make
1. change SMALL_BASE_LIST_all to reference dhclient rather than
2. change netconfig.c to #define NC_DHCLIENT_FILE "/sbin/dhclient".