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Date:      Wed, 7 Jan 2009 16:01:00 +0100
From:      "=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Fernando_Apestegu=EDa?=" <fernando.apesteguia@gmail.com>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: DHCP Request in the background
Message-ID:  <1bd550a00901070701i6d56da7ar35c3594860c69d7c@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20090107141107.dc82bb00.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <1bd550a00901070443g715ab989y7da3bad4b6a741b9@mail.gmail.com> <20090107141107.dc82bb00.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Jan 2009 13:43:24 +0100, "Fernando Apestegu=EDa" <fernando.apes=
teguia@gmail.com> 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 backg=
round.
>
> So if you put
>
>        background_dhclient=3D"YES"
>
> into your /etc/rc.conf, it should work as expected.

My bad, I should have looked at that file.

It works fine,

Thanks!
>
>
>
> --
> Polytropon
> From Magdeburg, Germany
> Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
> Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
>



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