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This document is a WORK IN PROGRESS.
This is just a quick personal cheat sheet: treat its contents with caution!


dhcpcd (DHCP Client Daemon) is a DHCP (and DHCP v6) client. It is currently the most feature-rich open source DHCP client. dhcpcd (DHCP client daemon) is not to be confused with Internet Systems Consortium's dhcpd (DHCP (server) Daemon).


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# pacman -S dhcpcd-openrc
# rc-update add dhcpcd
# pacman -S dhcpcd-runit
# ln -s /etc/runit/sv/dhcpcd /run/runit/service
# pacman -S dhcpcd-s6
# s6-rc-bundle -c /etc/s6/rc/compiled add default dhcpcd


TODO : dhcpcd for complete network stack management (see

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