dhclient cant renew lease.
brooks at freebsd.org
Mon Feb 23 10:30:55 PST 2009
On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 06:40:15PM +0100, Peter Ankerst?l wrote:
> Im running FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE on my gateway and for the last week or so it
> cant renew its dhcp-lease.
> At boot-time it sends a request to broadcast: DHCPREQUEST on fxp0 to
> 255.255.255.255 port 67
> And then it gets an DHCPACK from the gateway. (not 172.21.248.127)
> But then the machine tries to renew the lease I keep getting messages like
> Feb 23 18:29:06 cone dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on fxp0 to 172.21.248.127
> port 67
> Feb 23 18:29:06 cone dhclient: SENDING DIRECT
> Feb 23 18:29:33 cone dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on fxp0 to 172.21.248.127
> port 67
> Feb 23 18:29:33 cone dhclient: SENDING DIRECT
> until the lease runs out and then the connection drops.
> I guess 172.21.248.127 is the real dhcp-server.
> A 'dhclient fxp0' sends a new request to 255.255.255.255 and it immediately
> fixes the connection.
You may be seeing the issue in bin/96018. If so, switching to the dhclient
from 7.1 should fix it.
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