DHCP client issues

Ted Lemon Ted.Lemon at nominum.com
Tue May 5 00:30:53 UTC 2015

On Apr 13, 2015, at 2:30 PM, Daniele Orlandi <daniele at orlandi.com> wrote:
> When a cable is connected is appears that dhclient does not notice the link status change (is it supposed to? I think it should!) and just keeps the lease for that long time without actually assigning the IP address to the interface.

The ISC client does indeed not notice link state transitions; otherwise it wouldn't have tried to get an address until the link came up. Would be a nice feature to add!

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