Server Down - How should Client Act?

Ted Lemon Ted.Lemon at
Mon May 1 18:01:43 UTC 2006

On Monday 01 May 2006 10:36, David W. Hankins wrote:
> But some clients choose to adopt link local addresses and give up on DHCP
> entirely until something jars it back into operation.

I don't know of any correctly-functioning clients that do this.   Most of the 
ones I know of keep trying, albeit at fairly long intervals.   If a client 
gives up and never tries again, it's probably a bug.

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