dhclient3 and DVD-ROM's LED light

shadowkernel shadowkernel at gmail.com
Fri Sep 8 10:29:50 UTC 2006

Hi all,

I noticed that if my computer does not connect to network, a daemon 
named dhclient3 which is used to acquiring network address using DHCP 
protocol is always running, and writing many lines of log. Should it be 

I noticed that the DVDROM's LED light, which is to show the status of 
reading,  periodically flashes. However, there is not disc in my 
DVD-ROM, and any reading task is not running.  Could anyone explain this 
phenomenon to me?

Thanks in advance.

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