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Re: dhcp, cable modems...

On Fri, 2 Mar 2001, Peter Cordes wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 11:40:51PM -0500, MaD dUCK wrote:
>> also sprach xsdg (on Thu, 01 Mar 2001 11:29:05PM -0500):
>> > >  (dhcpcd is obsolete; It's been removed from Debian because it is
>> do what? i missed something. oh, and dhcpcd is not the dhcp daemon,
>> but the dhcp client daemon, 


> See http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc-0102/msg00097.html
> and http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc-0102/msg00126.html
> to find out what the current state of DHCP in Debian is.
>  As you can see, there is a dhcp-client package. It might float your
>  boat better than pump, if you don't like pump.
>  It's interesting to note that even though apt-cache search dhcpcd
>  only finds pump, (i.e. dhcpcd is not part of woody anymore), you can
>  still download the dhcpcd package through packages.debian.org/dhcpcd,
>  and it's on the mirrors.

For what it's worth, the `dhcp-client' package and the `dhcpcd' package
are identical save the name. :)


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