Improving dhclient startup time
carl at personnelware.com
Thu Jun 15 22:17:20 UTC 2006
David W. Hankins wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 06:26:01PM +0200, Lorenzo Colitti wrote:
>> I understand. Is there anything that can be done to make this
>> conditional? For example, perhaps it might make sense do it only if
>> dhclient is not run in daemon mode, i.e. only if the -1 option is not
> No, it's just going to disappear in the next feature release.
Wouldn't it make more sense for it to be an option? (I don't care what the
I can see how it is useless for a 'basic machine' - the 30+ seconds it takes to
go from power on to the dhcp request is more than enough randomness - the extra
3 seconds is 'worthless' in this case.
I can see the case for wanting it - like a one of those monster boxes with 32k
virtual machines, or a bunch of embedded systems that have a very consistant
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