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On Sun, 08 Oct 2006 20:27:23 -0400, Brian G. Peterson
> On Sunday 08 October 2006 19:10, 7v5w7go9ub0o wrote:
>> On Sun, 08 Oct 2006 18:51:01 -0400, Brian G. Peterson wrote:
>> > On Sunday 08 October 2006 16:26, 7v5w7go9ub0o wrote:
>> >> It is my understanding that dhcpcd client requires root or a
>> >> privileged user.
>> > Standard gentoo net scripts offer multiple dhcp options, not all of
>> > them require maintaing root privileges.
>> Great! Thanks for the reply!
>> Where do I get standard gentoo net scripts?
> Try looking at /etc/conf.d/net and all the options in there.
> If you have an old or truncated net script, re-emerge sys-apps/baselayout
Ah..... /etc/conf.d/net....... been there often. Sorry ... didn't know
that it was
referred to as net scripts (duh).
I've looked through net and have found some interesting options for both
dhcpcd (e.g. dhcpcd_eth0="-t 10", which seems to be a dhcpcd command line
parameter), and for
"generic" dhcp (e.g. dhcp_eth0="release nodns nontp nonis nogateway
1. Have seen nothing that lowers dhcpcd privilege!? What am I missing?
(dhcpcd starts fine, but sits out there as a root process)
2. Where can I get a list of other "generic" dhcp commands, please.
Thanks for your (patient) help! (newbie)
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