FCNTL_SETLEASE(9) The Linux VFS FCNTL_SETLEASE(9)NAME
fcntl_setlease - sets a lease on an open file
int fcntl_setlease(unsigned int fd, struct file * filp, long arg);
open file descriptor
type of lease to obtain
Call this fcntl to establish a lease on the file. Note that you also need to call F_SETSIG to receive a signal when the lease is broken.
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auto_parms - initial system configuration plus DHCP support command
The command is a system initialization command that handles first-boot configuration, that is, the setting of unique system "initial iden-
tity parameters", and ongoing management of DHCP lease(s). The command is invoked at boot time by the command. Initially it loads a list
of available ethernet interfaces and requests a DHCP lease on each interface. See the rc(1M) manpage for information about for invocation
While checking for availability of a lease on each interface, also consults and examines the variable If it is set to "1", attempts to
request a lease on the the interface designated by If is set to "0" (the default case) or is absent from does not attempt a DHCP request on
Once a lease is secured, the information supplied with the lease is used to initialize key networking parameters; see dhcpdb2conf(1M).
If detects that the system is undergoing "first-boot" (meaning the system's hostname is not yet set), it invokes to verify the DHCP-sup-
plied parameters and to collect any parameters not supplied by DHCP.
For all subsequent boots, the data supplied by a DHCP lease is assumed by to be correct. Note that in a (non-mobile) environment where
DHCP is used for IP address management, under normal conditions the lease information should not change between reboots. This is accom-
plished by placing in "lease maintenance mode" prior to exiting.
The command itself.
Common subroutines used by
and sub-area commands.
Log files written and saved by
The command was developed by HP.
SEE ALSO dhcpdb2conf(1M), rc(1M), set_parms(1M).
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