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Old 06-07-2005, 09:53 PM   #1
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dhcp file settings

anyone know what DHCP_START and DHCP_STOP values suppose to be set for in the ifconfig,eth0 file for dhcpcd?

Ive read the dhclient man page along with a few other web pages and I got nothing. Anyone?????
Old 06-07-2005, 11:36 PM   #2
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DHCP_START can be left empty, although it has a few options you can put in if you really want them.
-D would set the domain name from your ISP
-H would set the hostname from your ISP
-t x would set the dhcp timeout to x seconds.
-N would make it not overwrite /etc/ntp.conf

DHCP_STOP only has one mandatory value, -k, and it doesn't really need any other value.

What you need depends on what you want it to do, however you might be fine with just

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