>Date: Mon, 06 May 2002 23:29:36 -0400
>From: Forrest Aldrich <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

>The 5.0-CURRENT installation and configuration (cvsup/buildworld this 
>evening) does not correctly support dhcp configuration, even when manually 
>placed in rc.conf.

>The system comes up with the default name "Amnesiac".

>Is this a known bug.

I've been tracking both -STABLE and -CURRENT on my laptop daily (well,
save for maybe half a dozen days) for over a year now, and whenever it's
booted into multi-user mode OK, it handles DHCP client negotiation OK.

I have tweaked /etc/dhclient-exit-hooks a bit, in order to find out what
the hostname that corresponds to the assigned IP address is, and to try
to set the laptop up as an NTP client.  (There's a copy of this at

david       (links to my resume at http://www.catwhisker.org/~david)
David H. Wolfskill                              [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Microsoft products -- for those times when reliability just doesn't matter.

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