ath/wpa_supplicant/dhclient lost connection

Samuel J. Greear sjg at
Wed Oct 27 15:46:26 PDT 2010

On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Samuel J. Greear <sjg at> wrote:
> So if it's newer than that there's definitely still a problem. Note
> that there are two poll(2) loops in dhclient, make sure you're looking
> at the right one if you dig into it. Probably it is the one in
> dispatch.c returning -1 and EAGAIN, the question is why.

I obviously didn't look at the truss output very hard, rather it is
probably returning POLLERR on that socket and falling through the
loop. Will need to determine whether bpf is broken or unhappy in some
fashion or whether it is a real error condition we should be handling
in dhclient.


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