Don't know what else to do with DHCP...help??
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Mon May 31 03:34:24 PDT 2004
> When I went to install everything worked just fine...I
> even installed over FTP...I chose my NIC and did
> automatic DHCP configuration. It worked like a
> charm... however my extacsy was to be shortlived..
> when booting there is a long pause when the dhclient
> starts....my guess is it is querying the server for
> the dhcp info. however once it comes back up it shows
> me as having BROADCAST of 255.255.255.255 and nothing
> I have done has enabled me to fix it.
What is the last entry in /var/db/dhclient.leases ?
If there's something, does that make sense ?
Anything dhclient related in /var/log/messages ?
And how about running dhclient manually in the foreground ?
As root, kill the running dhclient pid first, and then start:
# dhclient -d rl0
where you should replace "rl0" by your own network card.
Does that tell you something useful?
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