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Re: DHCP support

From: Joachim Nilsson
Subject: Re: DHCP support
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 14:02:37 +0200
User-agent: Debian Thunderbird 1.0 (X11/20050116)

Marco Gerards wrote:
"Alfred M. Szmidt" <ams@kemisten.nu> writes:
  Can you please tell me if the patch is ok like it is now or if I
  should change anything?
Does it actually work?  I recall that I tried it (might have been a
older patch), and it didn't work for me.
It does for me.  And if people don't tell me it does not work, I
will assume it just works.
Other people have tested it with success.  If it does not work,
*please* tell me.

I'd like to try it out but I'm still in the rebuilding phase of
my "pick-up-the-hurd-hobby".  However, is there any way of making
the patch a little bit more generic?  If anything, just to be able
to remove the "dhcp" connection that I think Roland was against.

For example, automatic adding of zero route if IP is So to
setup the iface for dhcp one would have to add call settrans with
ip= (to get routing setup), mast= and bcast to  But that seems a bit redundant since it's only
dhcp clients that will use it.


Joachim Nilsson :: <joachim AT vmlinux DOT org>
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