DHCP client for xf86?

Joe Ciccone jciccone at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 16:13:24 PST 2005

jstipins at umich.edu wrote:

>Hi everybody,
>Things are going well: I'm finally up and running with a pure 64-bit
>linux, that boots using a GRUB installation that was already
>living on another partition.  So life is pretty good.  :-)
>Now, a question.  I've noticed that some things that build without a
>hitch on a 32-bit system run into some snags on my xf86_64 system.  In
>particular, the configure script for dhcpcd-1.3.22 fails to recognize
>my machine type, and quits.  On the other hand, dhcp-3.0.2 won't compile
>on my system.
>So has anybody got a DHCP client working on an xf86_64 box?  How did you
>do it?
Can you send an example of each failure. If you do I may beable to write
a patch for one of them. I am willing to work with you on this.

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