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[bug#35652] [PATCH] services: dhcp-client: Ignore non-ARP network interf

From: Marius Bakke
Subject: [bug#35652] [PATCH] services: dhcp-client: Ignore non-ARP network interfaces.
Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 17:30:17 +0200
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While testing #35563, I found that "dhcp-client" does not work on a
kernel that has CONFIG_IPV6_SIT=y.

The reason is that the system has a virtual "sit0" interface that is not
capable of ARP traffic, which dhclient does not approve of:

May  9 16:18:37 localhost dhclient: Unsupported device type 776 for "sit0"

You can `modprobe sit` on your system if you want to reproduce the

The attached patch solves it for me.

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