Is there a reason to keep dhcpcd running after an Internet connection is established? - Re: Systemd service life cycle

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at
Wed Apr 13 21:43:23 UTC 2016

On Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:10:51 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
>On 13 April 2016 at 21:32, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at> wrote:
>> Every 24 hours the connection gets interrupted by the ISP. I suspect
>> the IP also does change every 24 hours, or if I disconnect the router
>> from the mains and reconnect it. I'll test it and take a look at the
>> IP.  
>I find that if I power down the router for less than a minute or so
>(not sure exactly) that it generally gets the same IP, I suspect that
>is by design to cope brief interruptions.

Thank you for pointing out this :). I didn't care about the IP when I
disconnected the router from the mains, but I definitively disconnected
the router for less than a minute. If I have time to test it, I'll take
care to wait a few minutes.

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