Documentation for dhclient.

/dev/rob0 rob0 at
Wed May 11 03:38:15 UTC 2011

On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 05:41:13PM -0700, Stephan Tiriac wrote:
> Maybe you could tell me what's the difference between the  -r and -x 

" ...
The -r flag explicitly releases the current lease, and once the lease 
has been released, the client exits.

The -x flag tells any currently running client to exit gracefully 
without releasing leases first.
... "

Mnemonics: -r Release; -x eXit.
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