brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Fri Jan 27 08:26:56 PST 2006
On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 06:30:36AM -0800, Will Froning wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Jan 2006, Kelly D. Grills wrote:
> =>On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 02:52:44AM -0500, Forrest Aldrich wrote:
> =>> I reported this problem a few OS versions back... pre-6. I'm on
> =>> FreeBSD-6-STABLE, and I've found the dhclient once again "wedged" in a
> =>> mode that was eating a lot of CPU.
> =>> The solution is to kill it, and restart.
> =>> I'm on Comcast's network, so I don't really know if their DHCP server is
> =>> doing something that FreeBSD's stock dhclient doesn't like; however, I
> =>> wonder if someone else has noticed this problem, etc.
> =>Yes, I've also had the same problem (6.0-RELEASE), on Comcast also.
> =>I installed isc-dhcp3-client-3.0.3_1 from ports and haven't had a
> =>problem since. (crossing fingers ;=)
> not sure if it's the same problem for you, but Comcast in my area
> supplies a bad entry for DNS Suffix/Search order
I must say that's a really creative one. I wonder if it even works for
> And my little netgear router doesn't like that entry and _seems_ to
> only supply "hsd1.ca.comcast.net))" via dhcp. My Mac and Winbloze
> boxes do fine, but FBSD rejects the dhoffer unless isc's dhclient is
> used. I haven't tried plugging directly into the Comcast router, so I
> don't know if FBSD will accept the original offer with parens...
If you upgrade to 6.0-STABLE the offer won't be rejected, it will just
delete the invalid entry.
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