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From: Jorge Peixoto de Morais Neto <×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] How to run dhclient on the background
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2008 14:23:26
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] How to run dhclient on the background by damian
1 On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 10:20 AM, damian <damian.only@×××××.com> wrote:
2 > Hello,
3 >
4 > When I boot my computer I don't want to wait for the dhcp client (in
5 > my case dhclient) to acquire a lease to continue the booting process.
6 > Instead, I would like that the client could be run in the background
7 > (as a daemon) right after it is invoked.
8 >
9 > Reading through the man pages of dhclient it seems like I need to pass
10 > the -nw flag to the client. However. I can't find how to do this.
11 >
12 > Any help is welcomed. It seems like I'm the only one with this issue
13 > (I don't think so) because I can't find in the internet information
14 > about this.
15 >
16 > Thanks in advance,
17 > Damian.
20 Also, in my computer xdm seems to start before net.eth0.
21 In fact, it seems that net.eth0 is not needed for my desktop
22 $ sudo /etc/init.d/net.eth0 needsme
23 gkrellmd netmount pydoc-2.5 samba sshd svnserve transmission-daemon net
26 --
27 Software is like sex: it is better when it is free - Linus Torvalds


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Re: [gentoo-user] How to run dhclient on the background damian <damian.only@×××××.com>