Mac OS/iPhone clients won't use lease for ~90 seconds

Alan Buxey A.L.M.Buxey at
Fri Sep 11 17:57:33 UTC 2009


> But, unknown Mac OS X or iPhone/iPod users in this network have to wait
> about 90 seconds for their machines to actually start using the lease
> given to them.  Known systems, Windows systems, and Blackberry devices
> don't seem to have this delay.

the Mac is doing some other nice things too... anyway, do you get
better behaviour if you give eg your Mac an identity/name in its
network settings?

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