DHCP problem after upgrade [solved]
raghu at mri.ernet.in
Thu Sep 23 07:17:55 UTC 2010
At 2010-09-23T11:17:48+05:30, N. Raghavendra wrote:
> I upgraded my system from 7.2-STABLE to 8.1-STABLE, and have done
> `mergemaster'. Earlier the system used to get its IP address by
> DHCP at boot time without any problem. After the upgrade, it is not
> doing so. I have ifconfig_em0="DHCP" in /etc/rc.conf.
After searching the Web and rc.conf(5), I came across the "SYNCDHCP"
value for the ifconfig_<interface> variable. So, either setting
ifconfig_em0="SYNCDHCP", or leaving ifconfig_em0="DHCP" as it is and
setting synchronous_dhclient="YES" in rc.conf works, and the system
gets an IP address from the DHCP server at boot time.
N. Raghavendra <raghu at mri.ernet.in> | http://www.retrotexts.net/
Harish-Chandra Research Institute | http://www.mri.ernet.in/
See message headers for contact and OpenPGP information.
More information about the freebsd-questions