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Re: dhcp-client for debian-installer

On Tue Sep 17, 2002 at 02:31:57AM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> Hi, it seems like we have a bunch of dhcp-clients for d-i, and I'm a
> bit unsure of what purpose that serves, and which we should go for.
> -rw-rw-r--    1 katie    debadmin    44128 Aug 11 18:32 main/d/dhcp/dhcp-client-udeb_2.0pl5-14_i386.udeb
> -rw-rw-r--    1 troup    debadmin   153872 Dec 15  2001 main/d/dhcp/dhcp-client-udeb_3.0.1betaRC4-1_i386.udeb
> -rw-rw-r--    1 katie    debadmin   154164 Jul 27 13:32 main/d/dhcp3/dhcp3-client-udeb_3.0+3.0.1rc9-5_i386.udeb
> it looks to me like the version 3 udeb is way too big (and why are
> there 2 versions of it?); ISTR some talk about udhcp-client, but I
> haven't seen any udeb of it yet.  We currently have ~30k free on the
> root fs; that includes the v2 dhcp-client (which doesn't work ATM),
> lots of errors with sleep and uname and stuff. :/
> So, what do people think?  Which dhcp client do we want?

udhcp is reliable and will easily fit in the available space....


Erik B. Andersen             http://codepoet-consulting.com/
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