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Re: [alpine-devel] Udhcpc doesn't respond to hotplug of cable. How about add ifplugd to the repo?

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:33:51 +0200

On Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:17:45 +0800
** <duanyao_at_ustc.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Udhcpc doesn't respond to hotplug of network cable -- i.e. keep outdated
> IP address etc. after the machine reconnected with a new cable [1].
>
> Following the suggestion in [1], I installed ifplugd in Alpine, and it
> does work with udhcpc, i.e. re-configure interface after plug in a cable.
>
> How about add ifplugd to the repo? Or do you have other solutions?
>
> [1] https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/9367

I suppose the simplest way to solve this would be:

  apk add dhcpcd

dhcpcd monitors link status so it should work out of the box.

-nc


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