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Re: chkrootkit sniffers

On 8/11/06, Christian Schuerer <debian.lists@quincunx.at> wrote:
Isn't it strange that there is an DHCP client running on lo? I don't get the
point of doing that.

The pid is the same for all three (29184), so it is obviously a
process that binds to, and as a result, ends up listening on
lo as well.  The man page actually states it best:

--- snip ---
The names of the network interfaces that dhclient should attempt to
configure may be specified on the command line.   If  no  interface
names  are specified on the command line dhclient will normally
identify all network interfaces, eliminating non-broadcast interfaces
if possible, and attempt to configure each interface.
--- snip ---


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