Bug#219392: netcfg-dhcp succeeds although no lease was acquired
tag 219392 pending
On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 09:48:12AM +0100, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> If the computer has a network device and is connected to a network, but
> there is no dhcp server on this net, then netcfg-dhcp succeeds although
> no lease is acquired. ps shows, that the dhcp-client process is still
> running afterwards. I suspect that the dhcp-client simply goes into the
> background when it does not acquire a lease after several seconds and
> does not return an error code.
Fixed in CVS by passing -e to dhclient.