dhclient not able to obtain an IP address from my isp's cable modem
phish-jc at charter.net
Tue Oct 10 03:56:40 UTC 2006
Well, I got it to go. Lord knows how/why, but it now works. I had 2x
3COM cards, same vintage, in the box. For the hell of it, I tried
removing one of them and replacing it with a cheapo one based on the good
old DEC TULIP chip. This card was able to get a DHCP address w/o issue.
"David W. Hankins" wrote:
> what version is sarge indicating? your report sounds like the
> experience that led up to this:
> Changes since 3.0.5rc1
> - A bug was repaired in fixes to the dhclient, which sought to run the
> dhclient-script with the 'EXPIRE' state should it receive a NAK in
> response to a REQUEST. The client now iterates the PREINIT state
> after the EXPIRE state, so that interfaces that might be configured
> 'down' can be brought back 'up' and initialized.
> outside of that, i have no idea, and the debian list sounds like a
> good place to start.
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> David W. Hankins "If you don't do it right the first time,
> Software Engineer you'll just have to do it again."
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