dhcp: nettools: decrease initial delay

System Internals / NetworkManager - Beniamino Galvani [redhat.com] - 5 July 2019 09:04 EDT

I think that artificially slowing down DHCP is not going to make users happier, so let's decrease it to the minimum allowed value (1 ms). Note that also dhclient and the internal client have it disabled. From the dhclient.conf man page:

*initial-delay* parameter sets the maximum time client can wait after start before commencing first transmission. According to RFC2131 Section 4.4.1, client should wait a random time between startup and the actual first transā€ mission. Previous versions of ISC DHCP client used to wait random time up to 5 seconds, but that was unwanted due to impact on startup time. As such, new versions have the default initial delay set to 0. To restore old behavior, please set initial-delay to 5.

7332c7343 dhcp: nettools: decrease initial delay
src/dhcp/nm-dhcp-nettools.c | 4 ++--
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Upstream: cgit.freedesktop.org

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