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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 14:37:58 +0200

On Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:11:22 +0800
** <duanyao_at_ustc.edu> wrote:

> * 2017/3/29 16:33, Natanael Copa **:
> > 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 Udhcpc doesn't respond to hotplug of network cable -- i.e. keep outdated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.
>
> Nice solution. Thank you very much!
>
> I think it would be more convenient to add an option in
> `setup-interfaces` script to use
> dhcpcd instead of udhcpc.

Yeah, but I thought that its not worth it since a simple "apk add
dhcpcd" solves it. Might be good to add to documentation though.


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