Adam, No problem *smiles*. I'm at the same limit myself after all, and I do appreciate you stepping forward with your suggestions.
Thanks again, Jazz ----- Original Message ----- From: "Adam J Richardson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Jasvinder S. Bahra" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <email@example.com> Sent: Monday, July 30, 2007 1:02 AM Subject: Re: Binding dhclient to a particular network interface > > The DHCP reference for ed1 means dhclient is started (thereafter running > > continuously as a daemon), which sets ed1's IP address to that assigned by > > the cable modem. > > > > Note that dhclient generally runs as a daemon because it has to handle lease > > renewals and/or expiration. I have no issues with it running as a daemon. > > Oh, interesting. I had assumed the interface called dhclient itself if > the lease expired, or something. > > > As you can see, local address is listed as "*:68", which means its listening > > on port 68 on all interfaces. I want to instruct dhclient to only listen on > > my cable-modem facing network card. If this were the case, issuing the > > "sockstat -l4" command would return as above, but with local address saying > > "<<CABLE-MODEM-ASSIGNED-IP-ADDRESS>>:68" (where > > <<CABLE-MODEM-ASSIGNED-IP-ADDRESS>> is, unsurprisingly, the IP address > > assigned to the network card by the DHCP server in the cable modem). > > Is there a dhclient.conf somewhere in your /etc? That would surely hold > the answer. Possibly editing /etc/rc.d/dhclient or /etc/netstart might > help? I'm at the edge of my FreeBSD knowledge and in danger of falling > off, so I'll stop with the suggestions now. :) > > Adam J Richardson _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"