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Bug 2246

Summary: Files in /etc/dhcpc can be corrupted by crash
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: wjw
Component: dhcpcdAssignee: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Version: 5.2   
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Hardware: i386   
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Last Closed: 1999-06-02 11:22:03 UTC Type: ---
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Description wjw 1999-04-18 04:21:12 UTC
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 11:22:59 UTC
This is a problem with the file system, not dhcpcd and cannot be
easily fixed.