Re: dhcp-client uselessness on powerpc
On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 07:15:04PM +0100, Richard Hirst wrote:
> 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.
Argh, using dhcp-client-2.x on ia64 gives me
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 411168 Jul 5 15:47 dhclient-2.2.x*
Using dhcp-client 3.x on ia64 gives me
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1644408 Jul 11 04:38 dhclient
orion:/var/tmp/boot-floppies/mnt.rootdisk# file sbin/dhclient
sbin/dhclient: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, IA-64 (Intel 64 bit architecture) version 1, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), stripped
which is an impressive size increase! Havn't investigated further.