dhclient: send_packet: No buffer space available
pertti.kosunen at pp.nic.fi
Mon Aug 8 10:25:30 GMT 2005
Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Typically, that sort of message indicates that the firewall rules are
> preventing traffic from going out, or packets are getting stuck in a
> queue until it fills up, or maybe even a bug somewhere in the
> particular combination of kernel firewall options enabled, high
> optimization or CPUTYPE settings, and your particular hardware,
> depending on how lucky you are. :-)
> Does the problem go away if you use a trivial "permit all" PF ruleset?
> Does the problem go away if you use a trivial IPFW "permit all"
> instead of PF?
> Does the problem go away if you use a stock 5.4 release kernel?
> The 3Com 3c905B-TX is an OK NIC, apparently the later C revision or
> the 918/920's are pretty decent, but anyway--
> ...does the problem go away if you switch to another (known good) NIC?
System was ok with 5.3-RELEASE & custom kernel with ipfw. PF logs all
block rules and nothing gets to pflog on those dhclient errors. I try
those tips you gave, thanks. Stuck in a queue sounds most likely to be
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