Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 2246
Files in /etc/dhcpc can be corrupted by crash
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:49 EDT
This is *with* the 2.2.x upgrades for RH5.2 installed
After a power-fail crash, DHCPCD failed consistently on
re-boot. The solution was to rm /etc/dhcpc/* and re-boot.
I conclude dhcpcd can leave its lease and or other working
files in a corrupt state on an abnormal termination.
This is a problem with the file system, not dhcpcd and cannot be