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Date:      Wed, 7 Jan 2009 14:11:07 +0100
From:      Polytropon <>
To:        =?ISO-8859-1?Q?"Fernando_Apestegu=EDa"?= <>
Cc:        FreeBSD <>
Subject:   Re: DHCP Request in the background
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On Wed, 7 Jan 2009 13:43:24 +0100, "Fernando Apestegu=EDa" <fernando.apeste=> wrote:
> I would like to know if there is a way (something in rc.conf?) to tell
> dhcp to run in the background, so while the crappy router is answering
> my request, hal, dbus and the whole thing can be loaded whitout delay.

According to /etc/defaults/rc.conf, there is the following setting:

	background_dhclient=3D"NO"        # Start dhcp client in the background.

So if you put


into your /etc/rc.conf, it should work as expected.

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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