Summary: Using the LSB Bootscripts

Nathan Coulson conathan at
Sat May 14 23:39:43 PDT 2011

On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 9:36 PM, DJ Lucas <dj at> wrote:

> On 05/14/2011 04:37 PM, DJ Lucas wrote:
> > Everything is covered per this conversation in SVN with the exception of
> > accounting for missing /run in LightCube OS, but I think it was decided
> > that it would be added. Also no ip flush (I forgot, but will get it in a
> > day or two) on down interface, and dhcp calls not accounted for.
> I'll need to setup both DHCP clients to test functionality for this,
> which is why I didn't just do it tonight. The problem I want to avoid is
> if we do a flush, but the client daemon is still running, come
> expiration, the client daemon might try to reconfigure the device...even
> if it means adding dhcp logic in the lfs scripts (or replacing them in
> BLFS). Also, is anyone still using RP for PPPoE, alos simple ppp, that
> is willing to test? I unfortunately no longer have a ?DSL circuit to
> test with so I'll need some help from somebody who does. I would think
> if the link is set down the client daemons for the dhcp clients would
> exit, but would ppp attempt to reconnect? I'm also thinking that the
> added functionality for ifdown can be done in a modular way in
> /lib/network-services so that it can be divvied up for each who needs it.
> -- DJ Lucas

dhclient, and dhcpcd checks,  does get ugly if we test for specific
programs.  I always liked avoiding package specific work.  (and there are
other dhcp clients out there.  My openwrt has dnsmaq for example)

Nathan Coulson (conathan)
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Timezone: PST (-8)
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