Re: DHCP timeouts

On Wed, 2007-07-25 at 15:27 -0400, Darren Albers wrote:
> On 7/25/07, Derek Atkins <warlord mit edu> wrote:
> > At the IETF they're having a slight DHCP issue where sometimes it
> > can take a minute or more to get a response.  Yeah, this is a
> > broken DHCP server, but NM seems to time out at 45 second,
> > whereas running dhclient directly (via ifup) seems to do a
> > much better job, mostly because it doesn't stop at 45 seconds.
> > Is there some way to configure NM to extend that time?  I looked
> > in gconf but couldn't find a configuration parameter to set
> > the DHCP timeout.  Does one exist or is 45s hardcoded?
> >
> > -derek
> > --
> Unfortunately 45 Seconds is hard coded in nm-dhcp-manager.c

Fix the DHCP server, I would say...  however, if you really really need
a tunable DHCP time, that is more possible with 0.7 on a per-connection


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