dhclient problem

Nathan Butcher n-butcher at fusiongol.com
Thu Feb 7 02:21:12 UTC 2008

> # 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?

There was some change in the codebase that seemed to cause USB attached
wifi devices to start out in the DOWN state, instead of in the UP state.

All you have to do is issue "ifconfig rum0 up" to get your device UP,
and then try dhclient. It should work.

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