Re: How do I get an interface to use dhcp?

From: Ron Stodden (ronst@optushome.com.au)
Date: Thu Mar 02 2000 - 01:52:48 EST


Chmouel Boudjnah wrote:
>
> "Brent Clements" <bclements@imonlineinc.com> writes:
>
> > I was wondering....how do I get one of my ethernet devices to use
> > dhcp?
>
> -$ dhcpcd interface
>
> from dhcpcd(8), interfaces:
>
> interface
> Specifies the network interface name (eth0, eth1,
> etc.). dhcpcd uses the network interface eth0
> unless an explicit name is specified.

No. dhcpd does not work too well. If all he wants is a dhcp client,
use the much simpler to set up dhclient fom ISC (which is on Mandrake
7.0-2), and remove the dhcpd daemon with ksysv. man dhclient(8) and
dhclient-script(8).

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Regards,

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