Re: lame hack to get dhcpcd and friends working...
On Thu, 22 Jun 2000, sen ml <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Daniel Pittman <email@example.com>
>> On Wed, 21 Jun 2000, sen ml <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Well, if you use dhclient, you can put a sh(1) script in
>> /etc/dhclient-exit-hooks to restart those services when the IP
>> address changes and all.
>> That works for me. :)
> that's good to hear.
> i'm using dhcpcd, so i don't know whether there is something analogous
> i can do.
There didn't seem to be, the last time I checked. Which is one of the
reasons that I changed over to the dhclient package.
> that aside, the fact that users need to customize their systems for
> something so basic via writing their own shell scripts (so everyone
> has a different implementation) isn't a very good situation, imo.
Well, I could see some advantages in there being a standard shell-script
provided that did relevant things when the address of the machine
changed. Maybe I should clean up my scripts and put them up somewhere...
> it's nice that we can though ;-)
It helps. Makes the laptop usable and all :)
The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.
--Blaise Pascal, _Pensees_