dhclient3 and DVD-ROM's LED light
lproven at gmail.com
Sun Sep 10 00:27:27 UTC 2006
On 9/8/06, shadowkernel <shadowkernel at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 think that means your machine's trying to get an address. Unless
it's causing difficulties, it shouldn't be a problem.
> 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?
I believe that's just the OS periodically checking to see if you've
inserted a disk. Again, nothing to worry about, as far as I know.
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