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Re: [vox-tech] dhcp question



On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> two questions:
> 
> 1.  how does ifup know which dhcp client to use?   what if for some
>    reason i *really* wanted to use pump?   or dhcpd?   how can i specify
>    one or the other?

It uses what it finds.

> 2. are all these options "really" optional?  could a valid "working"
>    stanza be as simple as:
> 
> 
>       iface eth0 inet dhcp
> 
> 
>    and would "ifup eth0" do everything for me from this one line?

Yes, absolutely, but you might also want an "auto eth0". :)

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