help setting up dhcp client
khaled.abu at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 17:00:42 PST 2005
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 19:48:50 -0500, Antoine Solomon
<asolomon15 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had it just like th is
> On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 02:21:52 +0200, Abu Khaled <khaled.abu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 18:57:00 -0500, Antoine Solomon
> > <asolomon15 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > hello all,
> > >
> > > My cable provider just changed my ip address and for some reason my
> > > dhcp client is unable to pick that ip address up or netmask up. I
> > > tried using ifconfig inet "my ipaddress" netmask "255.255.255.0" but
> > > no luck. I also tried oneof my windows systems and it seemed to
> > > pick it up fine. Can anyone help?
> > >
> > > --
> > > Antoine W. Solomon Jr.
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> > Try this
> > # dhclient <interfacename>
> > you can also add it to /etc/rc.conf
> > ifconfig_<interfacename>="DHCP"
> > --
> > Kind regards
> > Abu Khaled
> Antoine W. Solomon Jr.
# dhclient -r dc0
# dhclient -v dc0
and check the results
also check the file /var/db/dhclient.leases
PS: Do you have a firewall configured?
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