Originally Published: Tuesday, 11 January 2000 Author: 6plpy
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DHCP under Corel for @Home Cable

Linuxnewbie.org has posted an article on getting DHCP working with your @home Cable Services.

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I see a lot of people are having problems getting DHCP to work with @Home cable modem service. Well, see if this works:

(I'm using Corel Linux, but may work for other distributions)

with a text editor, open up: /etc/init.d/dhcpcd

Scroll Down and look for:

"##### MAIN FUNCTION ###"

it is about 40 lines from the end of the file. Somewhere between the "## Main Function ###"" and the end of the file, you will see:

start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --exec $DAEMON -- $IFACE

you need to change this line to:

start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --exec $DAEMON -- -h $IFACE

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