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Re: Why 2 dhclient processes running for eth0 (IPv4)?




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On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 01:23:36PM +0000, Jonathan Dowland wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 06:58:30PM +0800, Clark Wang wrote:
> > > There are 2 `dhclient` processes running for `eth0` (IPv4). Rebooting does
> > > not help for me.
> > >
> > 
> > Anyone else has the same problem?
> 
> I think I have sometimes seen this, but I do not know what provokes it. The most
> likely explanation is installing more than one network management system and/or
> leaving more than one configured. So for example I have had ifupdown and wicd both
> attempt to manage interfaces.
> 
> If you look at the parent PID for the dhclient instances, you might get some clues.
> (ps -eaf --forest for example, or pstree(1))

I was tempted to propose that too, but mine daemonizes and becomes
init's child (ifupdown, don't know what other network managers do).

Regards
- -- t
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