dhcp configuration [hoary]

Travis Spencer travislspencer at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 15:16:02 UTC 2005

On 9/12/05, Toby Kelsey <toby_kelsey at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> I can access the gnome menu [system > Administration > networking] and
> set eth0 to use DHCP.  Is this enough?
I'm not positive, but I think so.  Reboot the box.  Does it use DHCP? 
Then yes; otherwise, no.

> My second related question is, what is the actual sequence of scripts or
> commands which lead from the init.d script to the dhcp daemon/dhclient
> commands, and their relationship to ifup/ifdown?

I wondered about ubuntu's DHCP setup the other day too.  I found all
the answers I needed in the interfaces man page.  Have you read that
one yet?



Travis Spencer

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