DHCP Issue - could not get ip.

Hexren me at hexren.net
Tue Aug 16 20:09:49 GMT 2005

> Hello.

> I have a problem with DHCP, i've tried to solve googling, reading post 
> on forums.

> I have a DHCP cable modem connection.
> in rc.conf i have ifconfig_vr0="DHCP"

> when i launch dhclient -d vr0 i get:

> I've tried differend things, like setting the nic for 10 mbps, 
> half-dupplex, reseting the cable modem.
> (I've talk also with isp, they said does not support FreeBSD or linux)
> I've tried almost any parameter in dhclient.conf.

> If i boot on windoze (same box, same nic) DHCP works. I've taken ip and 
> gateway from windoze put with ifconfig in freebsd and internet works.

> Have you any ideea what should I do?


Maybe tcpdump (propably use ethereal on Windows) the working winxp DHCP connection, then tcpdump the not
working FreeBSD connection. Compare them both and try to find the


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