Busybox DHCP client doesn't resend DHCP DISCOVERY packet

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 16 02:25:02 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 15 October 2008 11:00:05 pm Vasant wrote:
> > I have a question on DHCP client. using Busybox DHCP client (udhcp), there is only one DHCP server on network, when the DHCP server is down, DHCP client sends out one DHCP DISCOVER packet, after that it just waits on select call (select always returns 1), it never re-send DHCP discover again?. is this is bug?. is there any patch, right now using 1.9.1 busybox code.

There were many, many fixes in dhcpc between 1.9.1 and today.
Please try newer version, it really changed much.

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