Re: dhcpcd problems
> Hi all:
> I got my cable modem installed today, and now I'm trying to get it
> running under Linux. The Cable-Modem Howto directed me to the DHCP
> Howto, and it instructed me to install the dhcpcd client. I downloaded
> dhcpcd_0.70-5.deb and when I installed it I got the followinf error
> message from dpkg:
> (Reading database ... 49927 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace dhcpcd 1:0.70-5 (using dhcpcd_0.70-5.deb) ...
> Stopping DHCP client daemon: dhcpcd.
> Unpacking replacement dhcpcd ...
> Setting up dhcpcd (0.70-5) ...
> dpkg: error processing dhcpcd (--install):
> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> The line indicating that it is stopping the DHCP client suggests that I
> already had it installed(?).
> dpkg says that it's half-configured now. I tried getting it off a couple
> of the alternate sites with the same results.
1) this package fails in 2.2 kernels and late 2.1, so get dhcpcd-sv if you use
2) the package dies if no /etc/resolv.conf exists and also on some other
condition, mail the maintainer to let them know of your current situation.