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Hmmmm, all my blogs appear to be about dhcpcd these days. No bad thing though eh? Anyway, if you've been using dhcpcd-4.0.0-rc1 or rc2, you should update to rc3 as it fixes an issue with infinite leases and a potential issue with lease time overflowing time_t (as uint32_t is greater than time_t on 3...

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Although a lot of code has changed and been added from beta9 it's had a lot of testing. Probably more testing than any dhcpcd release to date. You now have the aforementioned link carrier detection which is needed for dhcpcd to fully pass Apples Bonjour Conformance Test suite. Well, the IPv4LL s...

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So I spent all last week in bed :DOK, that's a small lie. I spent the evenings in the bedroom as the lounge was being re-painted. It's now a nice just off white colour for that nice spaceous look :) The end result of course meant a lack of WoW playing. But that was no bad thing as I got some quality...

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OK, so one of the most popular questions asked on the Gentoo forums is "How can I stop DHCP from stalling startup?"Well, as Gentoo is very minimal, it does not come with ifplugd or netplug by default - simply installing either solves this for wired. wpa_supplicant comes with an action script for wpa...

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OK, so I spent the majority of the weekend looking after my lovely daughter, whilst my equally lovely wife was painting the lounge. This meant time on my laptop instead of playing WoW .... so I got some good coding done also.dhcpcd is now in touching distance of passing Apples Bonjour conformance te...

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