-.\" $OpenBSD: dhclient.8,v 1.1
8 2013/02/2 2 22:28:15 krw Exp $
+.\" $OpenBSD: dhclient.8,v 1.1 2013/02/2 krw Exp $
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-.Dd $Mdocdate: February 2
2 2013 $
+.Dd $Mdocdate: February 2 2013 $
may be used instead of a network interface name.
will look for the network interface currently in the interface group
and configure it with DHCP.
-If there is more than one network interface in the
+If there is more than one network interface in the egress group
When configuring the interface,
attempts to remove any existing addresses, gateway routes that use
-the interface and non-permanent
+the interface and non-permanent
Conversely, if the interface is later manipulated to add or delete
is run on the same interface.
+Once the interface is configured,
+It does this only when one or both of the options
+(note that these options may be offered by the DHCP server but suppressed by
+If a resolv.conf is contructed,
+appends any contents of the
+file, which are read once at start up.
+The constructed resolv.conf is copied into
+whenever the default route goes out the interface
+monitors the system for changes to the default route and re-checks
+whether it should write its resolv.conf when possible changes are
In order to keep track of leases across system reboots and server
reacts to a few different signals:
-.Bl -tag -width "USR
+.Bl -tag -width "USRXXX"
will exit without attempting to remove any routes, interface addresses
or temporary files it created.