[ubuntu] multiple instance of dhclient

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a Lucid 64bit server implementation. I appear to have two versions of dhclient3 running at all times as shown below. I wonder whether this is normal and if not if there is a solution to fix? As can be seen both instances are attached to the same interface i.e. eth0. dhclient3 -e IF_METRIC=100 -pf /var/run/dhclient.eth0.pid -lf /var/lib/dhcp3/dhclient.eth0.leases eth0 dhclient3 -pf /var/run/dhclient.eth0.pid -lf /var/lib/dhcp3/dhclient.eth0.leases eth0 I noticed this when trying to identify why I get repeated "Sep 13 14:13:56 vmserver dhclient: DHCPREQUEST of n.n.n.n on eth0 to (HowTos)