dhclient in LFS

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon May 26 08:00:25 PDT 2008


Gerard Beekmans wrote:
>> Why dhclient over dhcpcd?  I don't really care much, but my argument is 
>>   
> Not real reason why I mentioned one over the other. dhclient is easier 
> to type than dhcpcd but that's a pretty weak argument. :)
> 
> Would there be a technical reason that anybody knows of why we'd want to 
> pick one over the other?

I use dhclient and find it quite easy to use.  It gives nice feedback about what 
is happening i.e. DHCPOFFER, etc.  I don't know if dhcpcd does this or not.

Since I only use dhcp on my laptop and I am often at a new location, the 
verbosity is very helpful when trouble shooting.

   -- Bruce




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