dhclient problem

Brooks Davis brooks at freebsd.org
Wed Feb 6 16:50:06 UTC 2008


On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 12:28:32PM +0000, Paul B. Mahol wrote:
> FreeBSD  8.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 8.0-CURRENT #5: Tue Feb  5 01:12:46 UTC 2008
> 
> I have problems using dhclient with wireless USB card (rum driver)
> 
> I getting only this output
> 
> # dhlient rum0
> rum0: no link .............. giving up
> 
> But I remmember that I did not have this type of problem(outpput)
> before. So is this known issue, does somebody else have this problem
> also?

It is unlikely this has anything to do with dhclient.  There are two
likely possibilities a) the card isn't associating b) the card isn't
generating proper routing events when it does associate.  You should try
observing the status with ifconfig or enabling messages with wlandebug.

-- Brooks
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