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Bug 2246 - Files in /etc/dhcpc can be corrupted by crash
Files in /etc/dhcpc can be corrupted by crash
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: dhcpcd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-18 00:21 EDT by wjw
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-06-02 07:22:03 EDT
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Description wjw 1999-04-18 00:21:12 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.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-02 07:22:59 EDT
This is a problem with the file system, not dhcpcd and cannot be
easily fixed.

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