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Old 04-12-2004, 12:23 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Ireland
Distribution: Debian testing
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pump running on startup?

Internet spontaneously failed on me recently and now I just found out that pump was missing so I had no dhcp client.
Got pump but NOW the problem is that even though /etc/sysconfig/networking-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 has BOOTPROTO=dhcp, pump will not run until I do so manually as root.

I need a solution that will let non root-priviledge users run pump.

I don't see why it won't right now but a startup script (don't have a clue what to do for that though I presume it's quite simple) which runs itself as root for non-root users would be the ideal solution even though that SHOULD be impossible for obvious security reasons!


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