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Re: DHCP misbehaviour in m68k installer

On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 04:25:59PM -0700, idalton@ferret.dyndns.org wrote:
> Well, I'm playing with my Quadra 605 again.. Tried to configure with
> DHCP, but it turned out I didn't have a kernel option on my DHCP server
> so that wasn't running. But the installer claims that the network has
> been successfully configured anyway, even though it actually isn't.

thats because dhcp-client sucks.  when it fails it happily terminates
with exit status 0 which means success.  newwer versions of b-f
supposedly try other methods to tell whether it really worked or not.

Ethan Benson

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