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Bug 138168 - dhclient needs dhcpc service
dhclient needs dhcpc service
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: setup (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-11-05 04:41 EST by Ulrich Drepper
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:50 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-11-05 12:08:17 EST
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Patch to add appropriate aliases (375 bytes, patch)
2004-11-05 04:41 EST, Ulrich Drepper
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Description Ulrich Drepper 2004-11-05 04:41:50 EST
Description of problem:
The dhclient program call getservbyname("dhcpc", "udp").  But this name is not
defined in /etc/services which causes an unsuccessful lookup at best, a long
timeout in the worst case if the service is not yet available.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.getent services dhcpc
Actual results:
no output

Expected results:
bootpc                68/tcp dhcpc

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ulrich Drepper 2004-11-05 04:41:50 EST
Created attachment 106203 [details]
Patch to add appropriate aliases
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-11-05 12:08:17 EST
Added in CVS, will be in 2.5.38-1.

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